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lissalissa Posts: 14
Hi, I am growing a lot of vedge and flowers from seed this year and my window sills are rapidly filling up....once I have potted on is it ok to put some in an unheated greenhouse....hardy annuals maybe? I have a 'new to me' unheated greenhouse and I want to make the most of it but I am not sure about what I can put in and when
Many thanks!!!

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  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,336
    Yes, that's exactly what you should do but avoid putting seedlings of tender plants into an unheated greenhouse yet.  If you list the seedlings, we would be able to tell you which can go into the GH and which need to be kept in the house for now. :)
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • lissalissa Posts: 14
    Thank you so much, it's so lovely to be able to contact people and get some advice! So far I have Daucus carota, Ammis major and Gypsophilla and some I also have chillis that I've just potted up
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,336
    The chillies need keeping in the house until night temperatures in your greenhouse are consistently above 15C, which won't be for a few months yet, but the rest can go into an unheated greenhouse now.  It will be a bit of a shock to them, so do it gradually by putting them in the GH during the day and bringing back into the house at night for a few days, especially if any frosts are likely.  After a week of back-and-forth, you should be safe to leave them in the GH 24/7.
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • lissalissa Posts: 14
    Brilliant, thank you very much
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