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Planting out Cosmos

GrajeanGrajean Posts: 352
Has anyone risked planting out Cosmos yet? My young plants have been sitting outside for a couple of weeks now so hardened off. Impatient as usual!


  • tessagardenbarmytessagardenbarmy York,North YorkshirePosts: 346
    Not in York.  Last date of frost can be up to second week in May so I don't  risk it. I have stuff out like dahlias  and tomatoes  as they have outgrown my little grow house but they are wrapped in fleecy blankets overnight. 
  • K67K67 Leicestershire Posts: 2,507
    Can you plant out some of them? Just cover up with fleece if low temperatures are forecast.
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,925
    Will plant mine out at the end of May or even June.  1c forecast here over the W/end. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • B3B3 Posts: 21,515
    I wait until the roots have filled the pot before I put them in the ground 
    In London. Keen but lazy.
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