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Propagation This Month

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. noisette47

    Reliable Seed Suppliers

    Thank you very much, @Fern4, @andrews and @HarryS! As I said above, I've used Chiltern and Plantworld for years, but the first has never been spectacular for good results (can't fault the choice)...
    Thank you very much, @Fern4, @andrews and @HarryS! As I said above, I've used Chiltern and Plantworld for years, but the first has never been spectacular for good results (can't fault the choice) and Plantworld had good germination rates, but more limited choice. Will have a look at your...
    Thank you very much, @Fern4, @andrews and @HarryS! As I said above, I've used Chiltern and Plantworld for years, but the first has never been spectacular for good results (can't fault the choice) and Plantworld had good germination rates, but...
    Thank you very much, @Fern4, @andrews and @HarryS! As I said above, I've used Chiltern and Plantworld for years, but the first has never been spectacular for good results (can't fault the choice)...
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  5. amanda j

    witch hazel seed

    We have a fair number of Witch Hazels here and I have never found any seedlings under them. Many plants have chemical inhibitors exuded by the roots which prevent seeds from germinating. After all...
    We have a fair number of Witch Hazels here and I have never found any seedlings under them. Many plants have chemical inhibitors exuded by the roots which prevent seeds from germinating. After all who would want to be crowded out by hundreds of babies?
    We have a fair number of Witch Hazels here and I have never found any seedlings under them. Many plants have chemical inhibitors exuded by the roots which prevent seeds from germinating. After all who would want to be crowded out by hundreds of...
    We have a fair number of Witch Hazels here and I have never found any seedlings under them. Many plants have chemical inhibitors exuded by the roots which prevent seeds from germinating. After all...
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  6. lowrider69

    Sowing seeds?

    I also take a lot of cuttings, I just find it too hard to resist snipping off bits and getting them to root!!!!! I think it's mostly about the challenge for me as half the time I haven't the...
    I also take a lot of cuttings, I just find it too hard to resist snipping off bits and getting them to root!!!!! I think it's mostly about the challenge for me as half the time I haven't the foggiest what the plant is or if it's really suitable for our garden.....thankfully I have lovely family...
    I also take a lot of cuttings, I just find it too hard to resist snipping off bits and getting them to root!!!!! I think it's mostly about the challenge for me as half the time I haven't the foggiest what the plant is or if it's really suitable...
    I also take a lot of cuttings, I just find it too hard to resist snipping off bits and getting them to root!!!!! I think it's mostly about the challenge for me as half the time I haven't the...
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  7. 2nd_bassoon

    Wallflowers

    Thanks guys, the seeds were a spur-of-the-moment purchase, I had a feeling it was wrong at the time but live and learn :rolleyespink: I've potted them on and moved them into the coldframe for now (no space to...
    Thanks guys, the seeds were a spur-of-the-moment purchase, I had a feeling it was wrong at the time but live and learn :rolleyespink: I've potted them on and moved them into the coldframe for now (no space to plant them out properly), so we'll see how they go.
    Thanks guys, the seeds were a spur-of-the-moment purchase, I had a feeling it was wrong at the time but live and learn :rolleyespink: I've potted them on and moved them into the coldframe for now (no space to plant them out properly), so we'll see how they go.
    Thanks guys, the seeds were a spur-of-the-moment purchase, I had a feeling it was wrong at the time but live and learn :rolleyespink: I've potted them on and moved them into the coldframe for now (no space to...
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  8. andrews

    Sowing Because You Can

    Oh! what a relief. I thought I was the only one with a problem. Yes, been there done that. Got the tee shirt. Perhaps some members used to smoke. I did. Yes I found it the hardest thing to...
    Oh! what a relief. I thought I was the only one with a problem. Yes, been there done that. Got the tee shirt. Perhaps some members used to smoke. I did. Yes I found it the hardest thing to give up. I managed it back in the 1980's thanks to a severe dose of shingles.Garden thankfully is...
    Oh! what a relief. I thought I was the only one with a problem. Yes, been there done that. Got the tee shirt. Perhaps some members used to smoke. I did. Yes I found it the hardest thing to give up. I managed it back in the 1980's thanks to...
    Oh! what a relief. I thought I was the only one with a problem. Yes, been there done that. Got the tee shirt. Perhaps some members used to smoke. I did. Yes I found it the hardest thing to...
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  9. thriftybri

    Alsroemeria seeds

    thanks for the info
    thanks for the info
    thanks for the info
    thanks for the info
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  10. TaraMaiden
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    Well I'll be Plumeria-ed....

    ...UPDATE:Well, all but two of the Plumeria seeds have sprouted, and once planted, have shot up considerably. Currently looking very healthy living on my West- and South-facing window sills, but...
    ...UPDATE:Well, all but two of the Plumeria seeds have sprouted, and once planted, have shot up considerably. Currently looking very healthy living on my West- and South-facing window sills, but the sunny blast we have been enjoying lately, seems to be taking a back seat at the moment, so the...
    ...UPDATE:Well, all but two of the Plumeria seeds have sprouted, and once planted, have shot up considerably. Currently looking very healthy living on my West- and South-facing window sills, but the sunny blast we have been enjoying lately,...
    ...UPDATE:Well, all but two of the Plumeria seeds have sprouted, and once planted, have shot up considerably. Currently looking very healthy living on my West- and South-facing window sills, but...
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  11. wiseowl

    Wallflowers Sowing

    I think KFF has diagnosed my problem - last lot of wallflowers were in the conservatory.......after reading your comment, I have moved the latest sowings outside. Thank you for the advice.
    I think KFF has diagnosed my problem - last lot of wallflowers were in the conservatory.......after reading your comment, I have moved the latest sowings outside. Thank you for the advice.
    I think KFF has diagnosed my problem - last lot of wallflowers were in the conservatory.......after reading your comment, I have moved the latest sowings outside. Thank you for the advice.
    I think KFF has diagnosed my problem - last lot of wallflowers were in the conservatory.......after reading your comment, I have moved the latest sowings outside. Thank you for the advice.
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  12. JJ28

    Failure

    Thank you. I've just tried again, with Unwins bedder Mix...the only choice left but it says they're sweetly scented.
    Thank you. I've just tried again, with Unwins bedder Mix...the only choice left but it says they're sweetly scented.
    Thank you. I've just tried again, with Unwins bedder Mix...the only choice left but it says they're sweetly scented.
    Thank you. I've just tried again, with Unwins bedder Mix...the only choice left but it says they're sweetly scented.
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  13. Outlander

    Acer seeds

    Thanks @pete , I wasn't sure about that.
    Thanks @pete , I wasn't sure about that.
    Thanks @pete , I wasn't sure about that.
    Thanks @pete , I wasn't sure about that.
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  14. thriftybri

    help wanted fine seed sowing

    This is the benefit of gardening forums such as Gardeners Corner. OK, yes usually the seed packet carries some instructions for sowing. These instructions are usually based upon experience...
    This is the benefit of gardening forums such as Gardeners Corner. OK, yes usually the seed packet carries some instructions for sowing. These instructions are usually based upon experience gained through the various trial stages. The forum comments help fill in what hasn't been written and...
    This is the benefit of gardening forums such as Gardeners Corner. OK, yes usually the seed packet carries some instructions for sowing. These instructions are usually based upon experience gained through the various trial stages. The forum...
    This is the benefit of gardening forums such as Gardeners Corner. OK, yes usually the seed packet carries some instructions for sowing. These instructions are usually based upon experience...
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  15. Igrowfromseed
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    Nicotiana seedlings

    That will keep you busy! :blue thumb: They look good. :)
    That will keep you busy! :blue thumb: They look good. :)
    That will keep you busy! :blue thumb: They look good. :)
    That will keep you busy! :blue thumb: They look good. :)
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  16. hydrogardener
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    Phalaenopsis from seed.

    It would seem to be the same as orchid seeds. They were sterilized by soaking them in a syringe with hydrogen peroxide and then using the syringe to place them on the media under sterile...
    It would seem to be the same as orchid seeds. They were sterilized by soaking them in a syringe with hydrogen peroxide and then using the syringe to place them on the media under sterile conditions. The syringe came from a pharmacy and is used to administer medicine to babies by mouth, there...
    It would seem to be the same as orchid seeds. They were sterilized by soaking them in a syringe with hydrogen peroxide and then using the syringe to place them on the media under sterile conditions. The syringe came from a pharmacy and is used...
    It would seem to be the same as orchid seeds. They were sterilized by soaking them in a syringe with hydrogen peroxide and then using the syringe to place them on the media under sterile...
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  17. CanadianLori

    Start seeds in dirt, in paper towel, ??

    :doh::doh::doh: must have been thinking of that sauce... Lee & Perrin..Sorry about making you search - yes I bought the seeds through Perron - they are also the only ones who have Kelsae seeds. The pepper...
    :doh::doh::doh: must have been thinking of that sauce... Lee & Perrin..Sorry about making you search - yes I bought the seeds through Perron - they are also the only ones who have Kelsae seeds. The pepper seeds are from a company named Suttons.
    :doh::doh::doh: must have been thinking of that sauce... Lee & Perrin..Sorry about making you search - yes I bought the seeds through Perron - they are also the only ones who have Kelsae seeds. The pepper seeds are from a company named Suttons.
    :doh::doh::doh: must have been thinking of that sauce... Lee & Perrin..Sorry about making you search - yes I bought the seeds through Perron - they are also the only ones who have Kelsae seeds. The pepper...
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  18. Irmemac

    Struggling Sweet Peas

    I did once before, and they seemed to do ok. I don't have anywhere that's sheltered enough to put them in the ground so this seems like the best option for this year. I'm sure yours will look...
    I did once before, and they seemed to do ok. I don't have anywhere that's sheltered enough to put them in the ground so this seems like the best option for this year. I'm sure yours will look lovely wherever you decide to put them :spinning:!
    I did once before, and they seemed to do ok. I don't have anywhere that's sheltered enough to put them in the ground so this seems like the best option for this year. I'm sure yours will look lovely wherever you decide to put them :spinning:!
    I did once before, and they seemed to do ok. I don't have anywhere that's sheltered enough to put them in the ground so this seems like the best option for this year. I'm sure yours will look...
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  19. noisette47

    Specialist websites for propagation advice

    Thank you both very much...:grphg:
    Thank you both very much...:grphg:
    Thank you both very much...:grphg:
    Thank you both very much...:grphg:
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  20. thriftybri

    seed sowing

    thanks for that, whot gets my goat is it says for further sowing instructions contact us I did and as I said I might as well be talking to a brick wall ill see whot comes back from my second...
    thanks for that, whot gets my goat is it says for further sowing instructions contact us I did and as I said I might as well be talking to a brick wall ill see whot comes back from my second message I sent them:wallbanging::psnp:
    thanks for that, whot gets my goat is it says for further sowing instructions contact us I did and as I said I might as well be talking to a brick wall ill see whot comes back from my second message I sent them:wallbanging::psnp:
    thanks for that, whot gets my goat is it says for further sowing instructions contact us I did and as I said I might as well be talking to a brick wall ill see whot comes back from my second...
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  21. "M"

    Heated Propagator

    I warmed mine up a few weeks ago as I was taking a few cuttings, thought a bit of bottom heat couldn't hurt.:)
    I warmed mine up a few weeks ago as I was taking a few cuttings, thought a bit of bottom heat couldn't hurt.:)
    I warmed mine up a few weeks ago as I was taking a few cuttings, thought a bit of bottom heat couldn't hurt.:)
    I warmed mine up a few weeks ago as I was taking a few cuttings, thought a bit of bottom heat couldn't hurt.:)
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  22. 2nd_bassoon

    How to overwinter my seedlings

    How many of the tv presenters qualify their advice re location? Very few if any do :) Even in Cornwall temperatures vary enormously ......last night for example temps were 13 degrees in far west...
    How many of the tv presenters qualify their advice re location? Very few if any do :) Even in Cornwall temperatures vary enormously ......last night for example temps were 13 degrees in far west and Isles of Scilly to 5 or 6 further east. When I offer advice I take into account the...
    How many of the tv presenters qualify their advice re location? Very few if any do :) Even in Cornwall temperatures vary enormously ......last night for example temps were 13 degrees in far west and Isles of Scilly to 5 or 6 further east. When I...
    How many of the tv presenters qualify their advice re location? Very few if any do :) Even in Cornwall temperatures vary enormously ......last night for example temps were 13 degrees in far west...
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  23. JJ28

    next year....

    I reckon runner bean pods are best left on the plant [1] until they go crispy, then let them dry out further under cover, and dry out some more after removing from the pods until they are...
    I reckon runner bean pods are best left on the plant [1] until they go crispy, then let them dry out further under cover, and dry out some more after removing from the pods until they are thouroughly dry before packing away.Some varieties are harder to save than others. I find White Lady...
    I reckon runner bean pods are best left on the plant [1] until they go crispy, then let them dry out further under cover, and dry out some more after removing from the pods until they are thouroughly dry before packing away.Some varieties are...
    I reckon runner bean pods are best left on the plant [1] until they go crispy, then let them dry out further under cover, and dry out some more after removing from the pods until they are...
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