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What Should You Be Starting To Sow/Grow/Graft This Month

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  2. Steve R
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    F1 seeds

    Two parent lines are maintained to produce pure characteristics (lets say one is tall, the other is juicy). They are then crossed and the resulting F1 crop is (lets say!!) both Tall and Juicy....
    Two parent lines are maintained to produce pure characteristics (lets say one is tall, the other is juicy). They are then crossed and the resulting F1 crop is (lets say!!) both Tall and Juicy. Guaranteed every single plant.If you save seed from that (i.e. "F2") you get some Tall, some Juicy,...
    Two parent lines are maintained to produce pure characteristics (lets say one is tall, the other is juicy). They are then crossed and the resulting F1 crop is (lets say!!) both Tall and Juicy. Guaranteed every single plant.If you save seed...
    Two parent lines are maintained to produce pure characteristics (lets say one is tall, the other is juicy). They are then crossed and the resulting F1 crop is (lets say!!) both Tall and Juicy....
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  4. Snorky85

    Penstemon cutting back

    Turns out there was a nice new clump of fresh growth as well as an old stalky bit (still with some new shoots) so has turned out ok! Just hoping the three cuttings from last year do ok now theyre...
    Turns out there was a nice new clump of fresh growth as well as an old stalky bit (still with some new shoots) so has turned out ok! Just hoping the three cuttings from last year do ok now theyre in the garden-they had a good root ball on them so fingers crossed :)
    Turns out there was a nice new clump of fresh growth as well as an old stalky bit (still with some new shoots) so has turned out ok! Just hoping the three cuttings from last year do ok now theyre in the garden-they had a good root ball on them so...
    Turns out there was a nice new clump of fresh growth as well as an old stalky bit (still with some new shoots) so has turned out ok! Just hoping the three cuttings from last year do ok now theyre...
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  5. Palustris

    Liver wort on Seed pots

    Careful Pete, you'll find your greenhouse full of Pals's seed trays :heehee:
    Careful Pete, you'll find your greenhouse full of Pals's seed trays :heehee:
    Careful Pete, you'll find your greenhouse full of Pals's seed trays :heehee:
    Careful Pete, you'll find your greenhouse full of Pals's seed trays :heehee:
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  6. Snorky85

    Sweet Peas

    i am a bit late sowing my sweet peas, but thought id still sow them today. They're in my heated greenhouse in a propogator....do you think they'll do ok? :scratch:
    i am a bit late sowing my sweet peas, but thought id still sow them today. They're in my heated greenhouse in a propogator....do you think they'll do ok? :scratch:
    i am a bit late sowing my sweet peas, but thought id still sow them today. They're in my heated greenhouse in a propogator....do you think they'll do ok? :scratch:
    i am a bit late sowing my sweet peas, but thought id still sow them today. They're in my heated greenhouse in a propogator....do you think they'll do ok? :scratch:
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  7. Snorky85

    Cuttings - What am I doing wrong?

    That's all that mattersSent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    That's all that mattersSent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    That's all that mattersSent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    That's all that mattersSent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  8. nijinski

    begonia cuttings

    Just what I was looking for :thumbsup::ThankYou: @HarryS & @JWK :cmonhug:
    Just what I was looking for :thumbsup::ThankYou: @HarryS & @JWK :cmonhug:
    Just what I was looking for :thumbsup::ThankYou: @HarryS & @JWK :cmonhug:
    Just what I was looking for :thumbsup::ThankYou: @HarryS & @JWK :cmonhug:
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  9. Monica63

    Cuttings from Red Robin Laurel?

    I just did this with laurel. A lot cruder though!! Trimmed a hedge and cut some of the clippings above leaf joint took some of the leaves off. Stuck 100 of them in the ground fingers crossed a few...
    I just did this with laurel. A lot cruder though!! Trimmed a hedge and cut some of the clippings above leaf joint took some of the leaves off. Stuck 100 of them in the ground fingers crossed a few will grow. If not..... Oh well..... No harm. will do the same in Autumn when I trim it again...
    I just did this with laurel. A lot cruder though!! Trimmed a hedge and cut some of the clippings above leaf joint took some of the leaves off. Stuck 100 of them in the ground fingers crossed a few will grow. If not..... Oh well..... No harm. ...
    I just did this with laurel. A lot cruder though!! Trimmed a hedge and cut some of the clippings above leaf joint took some of the leaves off. Stuck 100 of them in the ground fingers crossed a few...
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  10. pamsdish
    Informative x 4

    Dividing Plants Guide

    Thanks Pamsdish, that's a great thread. Was just wondering if there was anything I could divide now. Best wait.Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Thanks Pamsdish, that's a great thread. Was just wondering if there was anything I could divide now. Best wait.Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Thanks Pamsdish, that's a great thread. Was just wondering if there was anything I could divide now. Best wait.Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Thanks Pamsdish, that's a great thread. Was just wondering if there was anything I could divide now. Best wait.Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  11. "M"

    Is July a good time to take cuttings from these shrubs ...

    Thanks "M". :) I wish I could put it in the garden but it can't cope with the wind.Yes, I would take younger growth Harry and take several as back-up. I wasn't successful with them. :doh:
    Thanks "M". :) I wish I could put it in the garden but it can't cope with the wind.Yes, I would take younger growth Harry and take several as back-up. I wasn't successful with them. :doh:
    Thanks "M". :) I wish I could put it in the garden but it can't cope with the wind.Yes, I would take younger growth Harry and take several as back-up. I wasn't successful with them. :doh:
    Thanks "M". :) I wish I could put it in the garden but it can't cope with the wind.Yes, I would take younger growth Harry and take several as back-up. I wasn't successful with them. :doh:
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  12. Soup1

    Hydrangea Offshoot - What do I do Next?

    That sounds so easy just to put it straight in the ground, I've always taken about a six inch cutting and treated like a baby in the greenhouse, I'll try your method next time. It's so helpful...
    That sounds so easy just to put it straight in the ground, I've always taken about a six inch cutting and treated like a baby in the greenhouse, I'll try your method next time. It's so helpful what we find on GC.
    That sounds so easy just to put it straight in the ground, I've always taken about a six inch cutting and treated like a baby in the greenhouse, I'll try your method next time. It's so helpful what we find on GC.
    That sounds so easy just to put it straight in the ground, I've always taken about a six inch cutting and treated like a baby in the greenhouse, I'll try your method next time. It's so helpful...
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  13. CanadianLori

    Never tried to root a tree cutting, need advice please

    Lake Superior has lots of nice beaches to visit.. in the summer :)
    Lake Superior has lots of nice beaches to visit.. in the summer :)
    Lake Superior has lots of nice beaches to visit.. in the summer :)
    Lake Superior has lots of nice beaches to visit.. in the summer :)
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  14. Royboy

    Sowing in plug trays

    Thank you for an interesting answer to all that responded, I have always wondered.
    Thank you for an interesting answer to all that responded, I have always wondered.
    Thank you for an interesting answer to all that responded, I have always wondered.
    Thank you for an interesting answer to all that responded, I have always wondered.
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  15. agreener88

    First time propagation and seedlings are a no show...

    If you're in the UK, it's too cold at the moment for chillis and toms to be outside as night time temps will fall even though it seems nice and warm in your mini greenhouse during sunny days. You...
    If you're in the UK, it's too cold at the moment for chillis and toms to be outside as night time temps will fall even though it seems nice and warm in your mini greenhouse during sunny days. You could get a max min thermometer and put it in your mini greenhouse to check. As has already been...
    If you're in the UK, it's too cold at the moment for chillis and toms to be outside as night time temps will fall even though it seems nice and warm in your mini greenhouse during sunny days. You could get a max min thermometer and put it in...
    If you're in the UK, it's too cold at the moment for chillis and toms to be outside as night time temps will fall even though it seems nice and warm in your mini greenhouse during sunny days. You...
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  16. JackJJW

    Sowing veg outside

    No experience with Nigeria Victor, but I should imagine spinach would romp away as soon as temps pick up.
    No experience with Nigeria Victor, but I should imagine spinach would romp away as soon as temps pick up.
    No experience with Nigeria Victor, but I should imagine spinach would romp away as soon as temps pick up.
    No experience with Nigeria Victor, but I should imagine spinach would romp away as soon as temps pick up.
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  17. PeteAnglia

    Propagating medlars and quince

    Dont know it the quick answer, surely there must be some info available from specialists, you could even try a local nursery that deals in fruit trees. This place is just down the road from me...
    Dont know it the quick answer, surely there must be some info available from specialists, you could even try a local nursery that deals in fruit trees. This place is just down the road from meJust click on information on rootstocks.Seems they use a few different ones dependin on the size...
    Dont know it the quick answer, surely there must be some info available from specialists, you could even try a local nursery that deals in fruit trees. This place is just down the road from meJust click on information on rootstocks.Seems...
    Dont know it the quick answer, surely there must be some info available from specialists, you could even try a local nursery that deals in fruit trees. This place is just down the road from me...
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  18. athol

    first try at germinating clivia seeds

    Clivia = patience!They are slow!
    Clivia = patience!They are slow!
    Clivia = patience!They are slow!
    Clivia = patience!They are slow!
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  19. Loki

    Winter lettuce

    Many thanks:) I'm thinking it may be a bit hit and miss re slugs. I appreciate your knowledge:ThankYou: Slugs are troublesome here, might have to re think
    Many thanks:) I'm thinking it may be a bit hit and miss re slugs. I appreciate your knowledge:ThankYou: Slugs are troublesome here, might have to re think
    Many thanks:) I'm thinking it may be a bit hit and miss re slugs. I appreciate your knowledge:ThankYou: Slugs are troublesome here, might have to re think
    Many thanks:) I'm thinking it may be a bit hit and miss re slugs. I appreciate your knowledge:ThankYou: Slugs are troublesome here, might have to re think
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  20. buddleja

    Hydrangea macrophllya

    Hi ~ I have just tried my hand at taking some hydrangea cuttings. Does anyone know if they need to be covered, or can I just leave them in a shady spot in the garden to hopefully grow. Thanks ~...
    Hi ~ I have just tried my hand at taking some hydrangea cuttings. Does anyone know if they need to be covered, or can I just leave them in a shady spot in the garden to hopefully grow. Thanks ~ buddleja.Got the information that I needed from elsewhere. Unfortunately, not this site.
    Hi ~ I have just tried my hand at taking some hydrangea cuttings. Does anyone know if they need to be covered, or can I just leave them in a shady spot in the garden to hopefully grow. Thanks ~ buddleja.Got the information that I needed from...
    Hi ~ I have just tried my hand at taking some hydrangea cuttings. Does anyone know if they need to be covered, or can I just leave them in a shady spot in the garden to hopefully grow. Thanks ~...
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  21. Kandy

    Lily Bulbils

    I agree, but as mine are in the main bed I pick them off. Just give the brown ones a gentle tweak - if they come off all well and good, if not try tomorrow. It's not unusual that in their first...
    I agree, but as mine are in the main bed I pick them off. Just give the brown ones a gentle tweak - if they come off all well and good, if not try tomorrow. It's not unusual that in their first year (2016) they appear to do nothing but in fact under the soil they are setting their roots out. Two...
    I agree, but as mine are in the main bed I pick them off. Just give the brown ones a gentle tweak - if they come off all well and good, if not try tomorrow. It's not unusual that in their first year (2016) they appear to do nothing but in fact...
    I agree, but as mine are in the main bed I pick them off. Just give the brown ones a gentle tweak - if they come off all well and good, if not try tomorrow. It's not unusual that in their first...
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  22. JJ28

    Just wondering

    Hi JJ,Now is the perfect time to sow any of the Dianthus family ( Carnations, Pinks, Sweet Williams, Lychnis).Just grow them on and plant out in their permanent positions around Sept/...
    Hi JJ,Now is the perfect time to sow any of the Dianthus family ( Carnations, Pinks, Sweet Williams, Lychnis).Just grow them on and plant out in their permanent positions around Sept/ Oct.They're really easy, no fuss plants to grow.
    Hi JJ,Now is the perfect time to sow any of the Dianthus family ( Carnations, Pinks, Sweet Williams, Lychnis).Just grow them on and plant out in their permanent positions around Sept/ Oct.They're really easy, no fuss plants to grow.
    Hi JJ,Now is the perfect time to sow any of the Dianthus family ( Carnations, Pinks, Sweet Williams, Lychnis).Just grow them on and plant out in their permanent positions around Sept/...
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  23. Beckie76
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    Front porch turns into nursery!

    I find it best to be less specific "I'll move them out at the weekend" you might get away with another couple of weekends indoor growing :fingers crossed:
    I find it best to be less specific "I'll move them out at the weekend" you might get away with another couple of weekends indoor growing :fingers crossed:
    I find it best to be less specific "I'll move them out at the weekend" you might get away with another couple of weekends indoor growing :fingers crossed:
    I find it best to be less specific "I'll move them out at the weekend" you might get away with another couple of weekends indoor growing :fingers crossed:
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