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Candelabra primula seed.

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I was searching the web to see how and when to collect the seeds from the plants I bought last year. The advice from a couple...

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homebird

10 Jun, 2017
Homebird

Keeping a little eye on seedlings indoors..

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Although I love growing flowers outside in the garden, I always keep a few seedlings indoors so I can check on their progress...

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richardpeeej

10 Jul, 2014
Richardpeeej

Collecting Pansy and Viola Seeds

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I have not been on here for a while and thought I would like to say Hello again to everyone, and tell you all what I am doing...

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richardpeeej

30 Jun, 2014
Richardpeeej

Late bloomers and geranium seed cleaning

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by John Beaulieu (pronounced bowl-you) Only a few geranium family members are still blooming in the garden. We have weather...

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bowl_you

22 Oct, 2013
Bowl_you

Harvesting Hardy Geranium Seed

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By John Beaulieu (Bowl-you) If I’m going to post what I’m learning about hardy geraniums, I should start with first things...

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bowl_you

11 Jun, 2013
Bowl_you

Plumeria Seed Germination Update

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I received more plumeria seeds as well as a cutting last week. I decided to float the plumeria seeds in styrofoam peanuts....

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willow87

26 Jun, 2012
Willow87

Growing old seed?

IN January's Gardener's World Magazine there is an article on growing old seeds. I find some dates longer than I thought...

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drc726

28 Dec, 2011
Drc726

Making Babies ! (I Hope)

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Snowdrops have always been a favorite through the years, always looking anxiously for the first flowers in January. Now with...

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bjs

24 Oct, 2011
Bjs

Garden Seed Tapes

Groweasy Seed Tapes and Mats Do you have trouble handling small seeds and getting an even distribution? When the seedlings...

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crissue

2 Sep, 2011
Crissue

Collecting Seeds from Columbines

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I'm in real danger of teaching my Granny to suck eggs but for those of you who might like to know how to collect seeds from...

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sean50p

16 Aug, 2011
Sean50p

Free seed packets

Just a quick blog, I have recently swapped seeds with a few people on GOY who have commented on my pretty seed packets, and...

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simbad

30 Nov, 2009
Simbad

Drying & Collecting My Eveing Primerose Seeds :)

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Last Thursday i pulled up My Eveing Primerose Plants & put some aside 2dry off & keep seeds from :) Id put them...

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jacque

22 Sep, 2009
Jacque

Collecting Trailing Petunia Seeds

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Do u remember My Lovely Summer Wheel Barrow Full Of Trailing Petunias? U do!! Well today it looks like this really needing...

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jacque

22 Sep, 2009
Jacque

Planting Japanese maple seedlings with the children

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Today we used the newspaper pots to plant our seedlings. The children really enjoyed the project and I enjoyed doing it...

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TasteyG

31 Mar, 2009
Tasteyg

My Baby WildFlowers

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Last Summer "2008" I found this Lovely Wildflower"Phacelia"in My Garden! So i took some Seeds & now have...

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jacque

10 Mar, 2009
Jacque

News Paper Pots !!!!!

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All My Baby Plants i grew from Seed Last yr now need to be Potted on ready 4 The Car Boots i plan on Doing come Spring /Summer...

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jacque

22 Jan, 2009
Jacque

My Collected Seeds .................................

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Since Collecting Seeds from My Own&Friends Gardens iv picked a good Batch of Seeds so it seems Sweet Peas:Nov08 Grannys...

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jacque

11 Nov, 2008
Jacque

TRUE COLOURS????

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Today iv been collecting more seeds from my garden as lots of the plants are dyeing off now so iv lots 2 choose from &...

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jacque

2 Oct, 2008
Jacque

Where & What do you Keep Your Collected/Brought Seeds In ?

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As iv got lots of Seeds2Share&Swap im interested in finding out what all Your Seeds Are Kept Safe In?? As u can c Mine...

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jacque

27 Aug, 2008
Jacque

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Hi All does anyone have the same problem as me this time of year, when all the seed packets are being reduced, i cannot walk...

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carmel

26 Aug, 2008
Carmel

Seeds

I am new to this web site and have been scanning old e mails. To me one of the fascinations of gardening is nurturing plants...

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ChrisHodson

19 Aug, 2008
Chrishodson

Varigated Leaf Nasturtiums.....

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Today i went on a Seed Hunt, 1st i had a peek@the Varigated Nasurtium plant as it seems to be dying off now :( I lifted...

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jacque

13 Aug, 2008
Jacque

Collecting Seeds ....

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Iv been busy last few days looking2 c which of my garden plants are going2seed? i want 2 collect as many as i can 4 next...

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jacque

25 Jul, 2008
Jacque

At last! Dierama flowers!

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Well, I've longed to have a Dierama pulcherrimum flowering in my garden for years and years. For a long time, I couldn't...

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Sid

18 Jun, 2008
Sid

SEEDS in SHOWERS.......

Looks like showers 4 the next few days so im wondering wether2plant my Hardy annual/Wildflower seeds into the already DUG/RAKED...

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jacque

22 Feb, 2008
Jacque

Lost Seeds

Does anyone else put things away safely ? Ive put a few packets of seeds away to "be safe " they are so safe even...

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weemamabell

20 Jan, 2008
Weemamabell

My little babies

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Here is a photo of my little baby Geranuims ! im so proud of them , lol

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weemamabell

14 Jan, 2008
Weemamabell

Seeds

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I shouldnt be let out alone ! I had to go to see the Doctor this morning or believe me I would not have been out ,I was happily...

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weemamabell

10 Jan, 2008
Weemamabell

Love your garden?

Shop carefully for your seeds, save seeds, swop seeds. check out this link http://www.earthportals.com/free.html I have also...

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Tussiemussie

12 Oct, 2007
Tussiemussie

Seed Collecting - practical

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Well, the experiment has begun, I headed out (thankfully before the rain!) and went seed collecting! I gathered heads from...

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joey

9 Oct, 2007
Joey

Seed projects

From my recent trip to Harlow Carr I came back with some seed pods. A few rose hips from a Rosa Rugosa, a love in the mist...

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snappycroc

20 Jul, 2007
Snappycroc