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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. clueless1

    Grow lights, heaters etc, on a budget

    It's a bit crowded in my grow box:doh:....
    It's a bit crowded in my grow box:doh:....
    It's a bit crowded in my grow box:doh:....
    It's a bit crowded in my grow box:doh:....
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  5. PeterS

    Seed germination on damp paper

    That's how much we got ours for - well done!
    That's how much we got ours for - well done!
    That's how much we got ours for - well done!
    That's how much we got ours for - well done!
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  6. "M"

    Growing seeds without a greenhouse or "heated" propagator?

    True! .....and not much light either ;)
    True! .....and not much light either ;)
    True! .....and not much light either ;)
    True! .....and not much light either ;)
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  7. Zigs
    Like x 3

    A Mushroom has come

    Not these is it? :whistle:
    Not these is it? :whistle:
    Not these is it? :whistle:
    Not these is it? :whistle:
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  8. Sheal

    A 'false' winter

    Never apologise for your own tastes!!!
    Never apologise for your own tastes!!!
    Never apologise for your own tastes!!!
    Never apologise for your own tastes!!!
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  9. Steve R

    Soil warming cable - Propogator

    Thanks, TG Your greenhouse and propagator is a bit reminiscent of mine. But yours is much neater! I like your explanation so thanks very much. :dbgrtmb: The cable I have in mine is laid out...
    Thanks, TG Your greenhouse and propagator is a bit reminiscent of mine. But yours is much neater! I like your explanation so thanks very much. :dbgrtmb: The cable I have in mine is laid out with no more than about an inch between the runs of cable so there are no 'hot spots'. The heat is...
    Thanks, TG Your greenhouse and propagator is a bit reminiscent of mine. But yours is much neater! I like your explanation so thanks very much. :dbgrtmb: The cable I have in mine is laid out with no more than about an inch between the runs of...
    Thanks, TG Your greenhouse and propagator is a bit reminiscent of mine. But yours is much neater! I like your explanation so thanks very much. :dbgrtmb: The cable I have in mine is laid out...
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  10. Gay Gardener

    Chiltern Seeds

    I tend to agree with Madahhlia on this . I find Ebay very easy to search and purchase on , I seem to get the majority of my seeds from there now. I know lots on here like Chiltern seeds , but I...
    I tend to agree with Madahhlia on this . I find Ebay very easy to search and purchase on , I seem to get the majority of my seeds from there now. I know lots on here like Chiltern seeds , but I did find them high cost . Then again they do have a huge range of seeds.
    I tend to agree with Madahhlia on this . I find Ebay very easy to search and purchase on , I seem to get the majority of my seeds from there now. I know lots on here like Chiltern seeds , but I did find them high cost . Then again they do have a...
    I tend to agree with Madahhlia on this . I find Ebay very easy to search and purchase on , I seem to get the majority of my seeds from there now. I know lots on here like Chiltern seeds , but I...
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  11. Coolsox

    How long does Cobaea scandens take to flower from seed?

    Thanks Vicky, first time I've grown them and I am impressed :), definitely be growing them again next year :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks Vicky, first time I've grown them and I am impressed :), definitely be growing them again next year :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks Vicky, first time I've grown them and I am impressed :), definitely be growing them again next year :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks Vicky, first time I've grown them and I am impressed :), definitely be growing them again next year :dbgrtmb:
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  12. Fat Controller

    Marigold germination

    I plumped for the 15-cell trays in the end - 20 packs of 10, so 3000 plants worth assuming my maths is right. I'll post back when I get them regarding the quality :) Apologies for the poor...
    I plumped for the 15-cell trays in the end - 20 packs of 10, so 3000 plants worth assuming my maths is right. I'll post back when I get them regarding the quality :) Apologies for the poor quality of the picture, but if you look closely at the tray at the top of this image, that is the...
    I plumped for the 15-cell trays in the end - 20 packs of 10, so 3000 plants worth assuming my maths is right. I'll post back when I get them regarding the quality :) Apologies for the poor quality of the picture, but if you look closely at the...
    I plumped for the 15-cell trays in the end - 20 packs of 10, so 3000 plants worth assuming my maths is right. I'll post back when I get them regarding the quality :) Apologies for the poor...
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  13. hydrogardener
    Like x 6

    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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  14. IceColdRum
    Like x 3

    Big Sunflowers

    Some of mine have started to come up now :) the giants seem to be slow starters though here are some photos of 'Firecracker' an F1 variety I got in a seed swap so I've no idea what will come up and...
    Some of mine have started to come up now :) the giants seem to be slow starters though here are some photos of 'Firecracker' an F1 variety I got in a seed swap so I've no idea what will come up and also the starting of 'Mongolian Giant'Sent on the go from my telephone
    Some of mine have started to come up now :) the giants seem to be slow starters though here are some photos of 'Firecracker' an F1 variety I got in a seed swap so I've no idea what will come up and also the starting of 'Mongolian Giant'Sent...
    Some of mine have started to come up now :) the giants seem to be slow starters though here are some photos of 'Firecracker' an F1 variety I got in a seed swap so I've no idea what will come up and...
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  15. Jason85

    What are you up to today

    Total cost on the decking is £65 so far, when I'm done I'll put on a post so everyone can do a diy deck and I'll explain how I done it
    Total cost on the decking is £65 so far, when I'm done I'll put on a post so everyone can do a diy deck and I'll explain how I done it
    Total cost on the decking is £65 so far, when I'm done I'll put on a post so everyone can do a diy deck and I'll explain how I done it
    Total cost on the decking is £65 so far, when I'm done I'll put on a post so everyone can do a diy deck and I'll explain how I done it
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  16. stephenprudence

    A little worried regarding seeds

    How about: just like the movies: "There is trouble ahead, take the kids and stay with your sister for a few weeks" :heehee: :heehee: :heehee:
    How about: just like the movies: "There is trouble ahead, take the kids and stay with your sister for a few weeks" :heehee: :heehee: :heehee:
    How about: just like the movies: "There is trouble ahead, take the kids and stay with your sister for a few weeks" :heehee: :heehee: :heehee:
    How about: just like the movies: "There is trouble ahead, take the kids and stay with your sister for a few weeks" :heehee: :heehee: :heehee:
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  17. TaraMaiden
    Like x 4

    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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  18. hydrogardener
    Like x 7

    Tissue culture

    Sorry, I do not have a link, but a search on eBay should produce them if they are still available. I saw them once when I was looking for only a few more. Try the 3M tape if you can't find them....
    Sorry, I do not have a link, but a search on eBay should produce them if they are still available. I saw them once when I was looking for only a few more. Try the 3M tape if you can't find them. That is what this is all about, doing it yourself and making do with what you have.
    Sorry, I do not have a link, but a search on eBay should produce them if they are still available. I saw them once when I was looking for only a few more. Try the 3M tape if you can't find them. That is what this is all about, doing it yourself...
    Sorry, I do not have a link, but a search on eBay should produce them if they are still available. I saw them once when I was looking for only a few more. Try the 3M tape if you can't find them....
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  19. longk

    Germinating Pancratium maritimum seed

    I'm shy about naming duds as it may be me that is at fault ... but there again I think the seed companies rely on that a bit.I grew about a dozen varieties of Delphinium last year. Identical...
    I'm shy about naming duds as it may be me that is at fault ... but there again I think the seed companies rely on that a bit.I grew about a dozen varieties of Delphinium last year. Identical mini seed trays, sown at the same time, side by side, chilled for several months over winter and then...
    I'm shy about naming duds as it may be me that is at fault ... but there again I think the seed companies rely on that a bit.I grew about a dozen varieties of Delphinium last year. Identical mini seed trays, sown at the same time, side by...
    I'm shy about naming duds as it may be me that is at fault ... but there again I think the seed companies rely on that a bit.I grew about a dozen varieties of Delphinium last year. Identical...
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  20. Fat Controller

    Sowing plan

    Wow, I'm impressed at the organisation!!! :dbgrtmb:
    Wow, I'm impressed at the organisation!!! :dbgrtmb:
    Wow, I'm impressed at the organisation!!! :dbgrtmb:
    Wow, I'm impressed at the organisation!!! :dbgrtmb:
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  21. Kristen

    Bluebells from Seed ?

    Absolutely. I'm sure the kids would love it too.:) As long as they don't eat them. :eeew: :runforhills:
    Absolutely. I'm sure the kids would love it too.:) As long as they don't eat them. :eeew: :runforhills:
    Absolutely. I'm sure the kids would love it too.:) As long as they don't eat them. :eeew: :runforhills:
    Absolutely. I'm sure the kids would love it too.:) As long as they don't eat them. :eeew: :runforhills:
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  22. Wardy

    Chilean Guava (Ugni Molinae)

    Chilean guavas apparently used to be Queen Victoria's favourite fruit, so they grow well in the English climate and are hardy to about -10C.That's all I know as I haven't actually ever grown them...
    Chilean guavas apparently used to be Queen Victoria's favourite fruit, so they grow well in the English climate and are hardy to about -10C.That's all I know as I haven't actually ever grown them before.
    Chilean guavas apparently used to be Queen Victoria's favourite fruit, so they grow well in the English climate and are hardy to about -10C.That's all I know as I haven't actually ever grown them before.
    Chilean guavas apparently used to be Queen Victoria's favourite fruit, so they grow well in the English climate and are hardy to about -10C.That's all I know as I haven't actually ever grown them...
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  23. 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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