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escapedtothecountry

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This year from seed
« on: September 13, 2013, 06:51:59 pm »
....produced these...n which even though I say it myself, look not bad.

Bionic

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  • Talley, Carmarthenshire
Re: This year from seed
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2013, 06:55:15 pm »
It looks lovely  :thumbsup: . I am just going through the seed catalogue myself so might just buy some flower seeds too.
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escapedtothecountry

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Re: This year from seed
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2013, 06:57:35 pm »
All perennial (well on the whole) and busy collecting seeds of lots so I can flog to friends to fu d the rest of the garden. Amazing how the coreopsis in the photos which I grew from seed was selling at over £6 a plant by garden centres.

shygirl

  • Joined May 2013
Re: This year from seed
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2013, 07:06:20 pm »
very clever , welldone  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

escapedtothecountry

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Re: This year from seed
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2013, 07:08:34 pm »
Now I just need to convince people I know that the seeds in my own branded seed packets will work... Just because they aren't paying £3 a packet for a brand name.

HesterF

  • Joined Jul 2012
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Re: This year from seed
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2013, 12:51:09 am »
They look great - particularly impressed with the lupins which I've also tried growing from seed this year and are nowhere near as big (or flowering) as yours. I've also got Coreopsis from plugs which are not as luxurious either - should have watered more, I think. Good luck with the selling!

Simon O

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Re: This year from seed
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2013, 06:52:46 am »
Your flowers look great!

Bert

  • Joined Jan 2012
  • Isle of Mull
Re: This year from seed
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2013, 07:37:26 am »
Thats brilliant  :thumbsup:
 I want my garden to look like that next year  :fc: .

shygirl

  • Joined May 2013
Re: This year from seed
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2013, 07:59:31 am »
i guess you dont have free range chickens or escaping goats  :roflanim: :roflanim: :roflanim: i knew i was doing something wrong  :roflanim:

escapedtothecountry

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Re: This year from seed
« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2013, 10:02:43 am »
Ha ....no livestock... Though it costs me a fortune in rabbit guards for other things.

Mammyshaz

  • Joined Feb 2012
  • Durham
Re: This year from seed
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2013, 08:49:52 am »
How do your flowers look so complimenting tomeach other?
My flowers look like Ive just stuck them in randomly  :thinking: they never seem to look right and I spend each year digging up and replanting in a different position   :innocent:

suziequeue

  • Joined Feb 2010
  • Llanidloes; Powys
Re: This year from seed
« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2013, 09:17:40 am »
Beautiful ETTC.  :love: :love: :bouquet:


Well done   :D :D :excited:
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escapedtothecountry

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Re: This year from seed
« Reply #12 on: September 15, 2013, 09:44:32 am »
Generally I just pick varieties I like and put them where I think they will do well. If they don't work then I'll try something else the next year. No laborious planning goes into it, as that takes all the fun out if it.

Factotum

  • Joined Jun 2012
Re: This year from seed
« Reply #13 on: September 16, 2013, 05:22:18 pm »
Looks great - did you sow direct into the beds - or did you germinate under cover first?

Sue

escapedtothecountry

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Re: This year from seed
« Reply #14 on: September 16, 2013, 05:25:50 pm »
They all started off in my little green house. The beds you see aren't raised in the sense that the soil is still at its original level. I just took the turf off and then dug over the soil.

 

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