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Seed Update


Well there’s not much to write home about yet, I’ve been buying too many plants/bulbs to be bothered with my seeds but the few that I’ve sown seem to be doing alright.

Echinacea paradoxa:

These Echinaceas sure aren’t in any hurry to grow; only a few of them are developing their first true leaves as yet. So far I have 20 of them out of ~40 seeds.

Cucumber ‘Carmen’:

I have 5 of these from 5 seeds which is good! They’re all looking healthy and growing nicely.

I’m going to sow some more Adenium seeds today onto a paper towel as they didn’t seem to like being sown straight onto soil. I’ve also ordered some Melianthus major seeds for some reason (?!) so will give them a go when they turn up.

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Your seedlings look very healthy. That's great. Will you be showing more photos of them as they grow ?

21 Mar, 2009


Yeah I'll post more before they're moved outside.. I'll be growing the Cucumbers at work as I don't have a greenhouse here.

21 Mar, 2009


I grew things at work too. Maybe you'll have a greenhouse one day and you'll be able to grow lots mote stuff.

21 Mar, 2009


My echinacea are being slow too, but you have had better germination than me. I am away next week so havent started my cucs and toms off yet. next weekend for me.

21 Mar, 2009


Yeah, my echinaceas seem to be taking an age....... the ones I grew last year were all killed off by the algae fly larva. This year they haven't germinated yet.....impatient....impatient....

22 Mar, 2009

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