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. It hadn't occurred to me to put them in pots, but I think I'll have a go this year. For the borders, it is the smaller ones for me. I'll be looking for suitable seed, reading plant catalogues being infinitely preferable to housework. http://www
Happymarion,will try that combination,want to do it early so that I can make sure its right before i pass it on Does anyone know where I can source the Tulip 'Antoinette', have tried most of the seed catalogues and bulb specialists without any luck.
runner beans with white flowers as well as the usual orange/red. Purple bobby beans too. All help to make a meal look appetising. Lovely ideas everyone. It really is fun going through the seed catalogues and choosing vegetable varieties that not only look
. There are onion seeds that you can plant now which will give a nice crop of onions before the Autumn. Have a look in the catalogues or on-line Thanks guys, i best get cooking. Thanks for your help The only problem with bolted onions is that they do not store
explore Aldi and Lidl and Wilkinsons for seeds. I have found their germination rates excellent. Avoid glossy catalogues, their seeds are expensive. Concentrate on growing crops that are either expensive or of poor quality in the supermarkets. Go to a
. This year I'm hoping to have a basket of tomatoes (well, I've just sown the seeds). Hi swisssue,Have you ever tried rosebud geraniums(very tight rose like flowers), long season,good trailer.John Tomatoes and Strawberries in the back, fuchsias
in the ground but heigh-ho the slugs must be getting decimated! But the weather must let up soon as I have gained 6 pounds from inactivity and drooling over seed and plant catalogues. Need the exercise of gardening badly. Can't wait to see my snowdrops. I
and the weather put a cork in the bucket in the sky, so I was able to viev the "estate". Lots of plants shooting up, I hope we do not get a sharp frost which might hurt them. Never mind, fingers crossed and back to hot drink and seed catalogues Enjoy everyone!
School. Apparently there are over 26,000 schools which are benefitting. They are taught about where food comes from and with the vouchers can pick out from a catalogue tools, etc. for their school garden. My little school round the corner has a lovely
for pots others grow huge, none grow particularly fast, its best to read the labels. Have a look at a specialist nursery that sells them... their catalogue will help with colour, size, speed , height, date of flowering etc Request a paper copy with all