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Seeds done...
« on: April 11, 2013, 11:05:05 pm »
Just planted Peas beans chilli courgette tomato cucumber and okra seeds. No room in greenhouse so on window sill of the living room. Looking forward to tasting my "crop" already.


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Re: Seeds done...
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2013, 01:27:20 am »
I did mine a week ago, I love seeing the shoots breaking through !


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Re: Seeds done...
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2013, 07:33:14 am »
I think I started a bit too early this year because I started a bit late last year but they have been doing well under lights on the window sill. Should probably do some beans.......
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Re: Seeds done...
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2013, 06:37:37 pm »
OH has been doing a grand job with the propagator  :thumbsup:
Currently we have aubergine, tomato, sweet pepper, squash, courgette and leek at various stages of seeding/hardening off in the polytunnel.
Oh and we've already had our first lot of asparagus - yum  :excited:  - the strawberry plants have got some flowers and the 1st early potatoes are looking very healthy



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Re: Seeds done...
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2013, 09:27:54 pm »
Just done our first few seeds as well today, fingers crossed!


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Re: Seeds done...
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2013, 01:24:50 pm »
I planted mine on 8th March,  in the sun room.  Tomatoes ( 5 varieties ), field beans,  peas,  red cabbage,  chili and sweet peppers,  coriander,  lemon balm, celeriac, celery, butternut and Thelma Sanders squash are all doing nicely.

I put some toms,  beans and peas outside yesterday as we have no frost forecast for a while but the wind and rain has battered them a bit and the beans which were standing quite strongly inside are looking very wobbly and need sticks.  Peas are already supported as they are over 12" high,  tomatoes are quite stocky and will be under cover when I get a skin on the polytunnel.


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Re: Seeds done...
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2013, 02:32:42 pm »
I just planted peas, neaps, parsnips, caulis, tom thumbs and pansies - had to leave door of greenhouse open a  wee bit as it was roasting!  All I have to do now is remember to water them  :innocent:
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Re: Seeds done...
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2013, 03:50:30 pm »
Did my first batch of seed sowing at the end of march. 5 variety of courgette, 2 variety of summer squash, pumpkin, 11 variety of toms, 6 variety of strawberrys ( first one has stuck his little head up today :thumbsup: ) , runner & French beans, peas, beetroot, leeks, carrots, turnips, sweet pepper,15 variety of chilli, 8 variety of basil, 4 variety of mint ,lots of other herbs and a few edible flowers. Start second round of seed sowing next week. First lot are all doing very well at the moment  :fc: .

Now I've just read all that, I may have got a bit carried away :-J .


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Re: Seeds done...
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2013, 05:20:10 pm »
Did my first lot last week Some in the poly and others on windowsills.
Lettuce, tomato cucumber, peppers sweet and chillie, courgettes, broccoli, cauli, cabbage, runner beans, sugarsnap peas and potted potatoes.


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  • Avonbridge, Falkirk
Re: Seeds done...
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2013, 06:10:26 pm »
Did some of mine today, just courgette, cabbage, purple sprouting broccoli and lettuce so far. Potted up some herbs too, and got ready to put potatoes out, but think I will wait another week to actually put them out. Need to sow some more seeds, maybe will do that one evening this week. Not doing any beans/ peas this year as they didn't do well here.



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Re: Seeds done...
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2013, 08:56:33 am »
I made a start yesterday so trays all over the pollytunnel. I have over wintered young cabbage plants that I have grown from seed but its far too windy to even think of planting them out just now. Onions in and some spring onion seeds so hope they are ok this morning. Not going to bother with tomatoes this year. Do hope we get a decent summer.


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Re: Seeds done...
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2013, 03:42:09 pm »
I've run out of windowsills!  Eek!   :D


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Re: Seeds done...
« Reply #12 on: April 23, 2013, 02:04:12 pm »
I have tomatoes,courgettes, squash, pumpkins, chillis, aubergines, lettuce, beetroot, peas, french beans, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage and lettuce started in the greenhouse so far but have run out of room. potatoes are planted out and onion and shallot sets. i have also sown beetroot, parsnips, radish and carrots outside. Have made a decent start, now just need to organise and make space for everything.



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