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  • YviestevieYviestevie Kingswinford, West MidlandsPosts: 5,353
    @1634 RacineI use windowledge propagators and grow lights, then transfer into a tiny 6' x 4' greenhouse (I use a heater just to keep it frost free) then harden off in a cold frame. Our conservatory is our dining room, but it just gets taken over by seedlings from Feb to April.

    Hi from Kingswinford in the West Midlands
  • 1634 Racine1634 Racine Posts: 484
    @1634 RacineI use windowledge propagators and grow lights, then transfer into a tiny 6' x 4' greenhouse (I use a heater just to keep it frost free) then harden off in a cold frame. Our conservatory is our dining room, but it just gets taken over by seedlings from Feb to April.

    Ha ha.  Yes same here.  No greenhouse though sadly.  Probably lucky because I would end up with hundreds more plants.  

    Last year was my first growing perennials from seed.  I now have about 25 echinacea in 1L pots 😂
  • WillDBWillDB Posts: 2,482
    No real plant purchases this year although I'm planning a clematis :)

    But yes the propagation addiction continues.... Canna 'musifolia' (all these from one tuber bought last year... and I also sold a couple on Ebay)



    Rosemary 'Majorca Pink' cuttings



    Tulbaghia seedlings 



    Lathyrus venus


  • 1634 Racine1634 Racine Posts: 484


    I have a serious problem 😀

    Just had a clear out.  This is 8 years worth but I do wonder where all the plants went 🤷‍♂️
  • YviestevieYviestevie Kingswinford, West MidlandsPosts: 5,353
    A similar situation here @1634 Racine I potted up over 300 seedlings this year and still had pots left over.  Added to the collection today by buying a Hosta and a Heuchera.
    Hi from Kingswinford in the West Midlands
  • Nanny BeachNanny Beach Posts: 3,437
    Went to Tesco for dog food yesterday, most of the plants outside looked awful, pretty much dead, lack of water, but got a 6 pack of nice size pink petunias, and white busy lizzies, £3 per pack.  Have ordered a few things, a yellow budlea Globosa, wanted one for a long time.  A grape vine for Hubby, dont know if it will come in time for our Wedding Anniversary on the 17th.  Mind you it will give him time to make the pergola hes talking about!
  • 1634 Racine1634 Racine Posts: 484
    Have ordered a few things, a yellow budlea Globosa, wanted one for a long time.  
    I love my Globosa.  I didn’t know there was a yellow version.
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