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What to sow and grow in February

…Grow your own Chrysanthemum plants from seed - start them off now in the greenhouse for the earliest blooms. * • Sow Geraniums (Pelargoniums) indoors now for earlier flowers. Fruit & Vegetables to sow and grow In the greenhouse / indoors * • Start Asparagus Pea seeds under cover for…

Everlasting Flowers

Seed Head Cephalipterum HHA Air Drying Chrysanthemum HP Desiccant Clary HA Desiccant C[or]taderia HP Air Drying or Glycerine Craspedia HHA Air Drying Crocosmia HP Desiccant Dahlia HHA Desiccant Delphinium HP Desiccant Digitalis HB Dried Seed Head Dipsacus HB Dried Seed Head Echinacea HP Dried Seed

Hardy Annuals: Part 2

…of the old favourites and some of the more unusual hardy annuals which may be unrecognised but which are well worth growing. Weeding By sowing the seed in rows it becomes easy to distinguish the weed seedlings from the cherished seedlings of your annuals. If the rows are far enough apart a hoe will…

Cosmos

…with the perennial Cosmos atrosanguineus which cannot be raised from seed. I say cannot be raised from seed, thirty years ago seed was available and there are occasionally reports that plants have set seed but I've never seen seed or seen it listed. The demand for this very popular plant is now…

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Michael Perry's Gardening Blog May 2012 - Hardy Annuals

…curved seed. The petals are edible too, so you can jazz up salads or add colour to rice (if you ever wanted to!). Choose some of the varieties like 'Porcupine' or 'Chrysantha' for something really different. Similar to calendula but not seen as often are the annual chrysanthemums: 'Polar Star'…

Facebook questions Dec 22nd

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Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 8th February 2013

…very interesting hybrids when growing from seed. Peony seeds have a 'double dormancy' meaning they need to be exposed to two winter chill periods with a warm summer in between. The best way to achieve this is to sow your seeds in pots of soil-based seed compost such as John Innes, at a depth of…

F2 and Open Pollinated Varieties

…exactly the characteristics that are required. In other words, each seed now produces a very nearly identical plant and without the expense of creating an F1 or F2. Examples of familiar open pollinated varieties include: Chrysanthemum 'Court Jesters', Digitalis 'Excelsior Hybrids', Eschscholzia…

Facebook questions jan 21st

…Gina Allison Question: I have a number of seeds left from last year, but they were left in a box in the greenhouse until now. Will they all need replacing, because of the cold weather we have had, or should a percentage of them be ok? Just to add, the seeds are within date. Answer: Hi Gina, the cold…

Breeding New Plants at Home

…under 'Once plants are isolated'). Subsequent years: Use the selection method to get seed true to type, remembering to sow out seeds of individual selections separately to increase your chances of attaining seed true to type quicker. Special Notes Sometimes you may have a problem with your desired…

Plant Breeding at Home

…years following your hybridisation, you should use the selection method to get your seed true to type. Remember to sow the seeds of individual selections separately to increase your chances of attaining seed true to type quicker. 5. If it isn't working Sometimes you may have a problem with your…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer SEssion 8th July 2011

…superb! It’s a bit late to be sowing again now but here are a few tips for next year. Always, always use fresh seed. Parsnip seed loses its viability quickly and last year’s seed is unlikely to have a good germination rate. Parsnips prefer a deeply dug, rich fertile soil that is slightly…

Edible Flowers Guide

…flavour. Garland Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum coronarium Petals are best quickly and lightly fried in vegetable oil before adding to soups, salads and stir-fries. Use the strongly spicy flavoured flowers sparingly in salads or when making Japanese Chrysanthemum soup. Only chrysanthemum coronarium…

What to do in the garden in September

…the weather cools. Make sure you water in the new divisions well. * • Fill gaps in borders with autumn flowering plants such as sedum and chrysanthemum to extend the colour to the end of the season. * • Plant hyacinth and amaryllis bulbs for forcing, to ensure a crowd of colourful blooms…