Tag: growing

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How to grow petunias from seed

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There is a bit of trepidation about growing petunias from seed, with most gardeners preferring to buy small plug plants and grow these on but with a little bit of knowledge and some patience, petunias are no more difficult to grow than any other flowers. The main problem people find […]

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Potting on your seedlings

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We are potting on our tomatoes but this process applies equally to other seedlings, peppers etc. It’s time, our tomato seedlings are starting to look strong and healthy, but I’m very aware that they will soon be too large for the tiny little starter pots I gave them. If we […]

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Let 2014’s veggies get growing

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Well right on queue as I started planning for the garden, the snow came. Luckily we haven’t been hit in Musselburgh but coming home from Edinburgh on Friday I felt like Scott of the Antartic and it’s definately feeling quite nippy outdoors. Not to be disheartened though, all I am […]

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Is that spring I’m feeling?

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It’s only the beginning of February but I swear there’s a feeling of spring in the air. (Well come on we haven’t really had a winter have we?) and with the approach of spring comes the hive of activity to get the garden ready for the coming year. So anything […]