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'Organic Cucumber Seeds'

Duchy Originals

…Foundation. In partnership with Duchy Originals, Thompson & Morgan have created a comprehensive range of 51 varieties of organic vegetable and herb seeds designed for the organic gardener. Whether you have an allotment or are starting with a couple of tubs on the patio, the range contains all…

Growing from Seed: From Packet to Soil | Seeds

…compost and seed. The position that seeds lie in the compost can have a bearing on the success of germination. With perfectly round seeds this is obviously immaterial but to seeds which are long and flat this can be crucial. This is particularly the case with the cucumber family, the Cucurbitaceae,…

Growing salad crops from seed

…that is well fed with organic matter. Sow the seed thinly, evenly and shallowly in drills 4-6in (10-15cm) apart and thin out early to 1in (3cm) apart. Water the soil thoroughly before sowing and after the seeds emerge. Spring or Bunching Onions (Scallions) Sow the seed thinly 0.5in (1.25cm) deep…

How To Grow Courgettes

seeds are relatively large and flat making them easy to work with. For the earliest crops, seeds should be sown in April under glass, but most growers tend to sow in the greenhouse or on windowsill in May. Sow courgette seeds 1cm (1/2") deep in 7.5cm (3") pots filled with a free draining seed- or…

What to sow and grow in June

…* • Direct sow spinach seeds in soil enriched with plenty of organic matter. Try growing Spinach 'Perpetual' if you have very dry soil. * • Sow spring onion seeds in drills outdoors for a quick crop to add to salads and stir fries. * • Sow swede seeds outdoors in a rich fertile soil…

What to sow and grow in May

seeds now. Sow 3 or 4 seeds every 20cm and thin to the strongest plant. * • Sow radish seeds directly into the soil for quick and easy home-grown salad. * • Sow salad leaves directly in to the ground or in containers now. * • Sow spinach seeds in soil enriched with plenty of organic

What to sow and grow in April

seeds under glass. * • Start to sow courgette, marrow, squash and pumpkin seeds under cover. * • Sow cucumbers and gherkins towards the end of the month, sowing the seeds in individual pots or modules in the greenhouse. * • Start kale seeds now under glass or directly into seed beds…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 2nd May 2014

…Annual Seeds * Hardy Annual Seeds * Perennial & Biennial Seeds * Cosmos Seeds * Marigold Seeds * Nasturtium Seeds * Petunia Seeds * Poppy Seeds * Sunflower Seeds * Sweet Pea Seeds * All Other Seeds & Plants * Special Offers * Cacti * Clematis Plants * Climbing Seeds & Plants * Foliage Seeds & Plants…

What to sow and grow in March

…enriched with plenty of organic matter. * • Sow spring onion seeds in drills outdoors for a quick crop to add to salads and stir fries. * • Try Swiss chard sown outdoors for a colourful crop - they even look great in flower beds! * • For early turnips sow the seed directly into the…

Damping Off

…F1 hybrid seed varieties, which are more expensive than open pollinated seed become available it really is important to give the seedlings the best possible conditions for growth. Seedling collapse, or damping-off is a wide-spread problem for gardeners and commercial growers. As seeds germinate they…

Thompson & Morgan | Facebook Question and Answer Session 26th July 2013

…I doing something wrong? Answer: Hi Rachel, it sounds like your cucumbers haven't been pollinated - shrivelling and turning yellow before they start to swell. If this is what is happening then you probably have an outdoor cucumber which produces both male and female flowers (such as 'Burpless Tasty…

Thompson & Morgan | Facebook Question and Answer Session 4th May 2012

…and these can also be bought as plugs. It's just a thought, but it might save you some time. Name: Kaz Prescott Question: I've sown petunia seeds in my seed tray, they have started sprouting. I wasn't expecting so many to sprout... some are very close together, I'm worried about when they get a…

Viability of Vegetables

…the seed packets you daren't throw away, * Seed Catalogue cometh as year it doth end, * But look in ye drawer before money you spend. * Throw out ye Parsnip, 'tis no good next year, * And Scorzonera if there's any there, * For these have a life that is gone with ye wynde, * Unlike all ye seeds of ye…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 24th February 2012

…by seeds when grown in the garden. Answer: Hi Angela. Virtually all flowering plants have the ability to reproduce by seed, and will do so if the flowers are pollinated and environmental conditions allow. So 'yes', spring bulbs can be propagated by seed. However, it can take several years for a seed