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Always fancied growing these, but have had no sucess from seed-used multi purpose - why? Believe they are tricky to grow form seed, and establish in the garden - what are your tips for success? Even Monty struggled and had to buy some well-established plants. Just received 2 lar...
Are you snowed under with seed catalogues? It seems that even before the summer stutters to an end we have to start thinking about next year.I don't usually grow much in the way of annuals in my garden (apart from dahlias and poppies, of course
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Anyone know these ? Poppy and salvia?? Yes. palaver somniferum and salvia, probably " hot lips" Thanks you have been a great help. It's a new home and garden and I'm a new gardener but thanks to you all I'm getting to grips with itl !
as an adult. And now, I love nasturtium vinegar! I sowed some poppy seeds from a packet of cooking poppy seeds from Julian Graves as I wanted to harvest some that I was certain would be edible. To my surprise they have germinated en mass. ( I thought
of gladioli corms in bordersGive azaleas and acid-loving shrubs a generous feed with acidic (ericaceous) fertiliserPlant out sweet pea seedlings sown last autumnSupport oriental poppies with canes to prevent them flopping
and out to let in more lightTake root cuttings of perennials including phlox and oriental poppiesPlant hippeastrum bulbsUse rainwater to keep the compost of potted azaleas constantly moistVentilate greenhouses on warm, dry days