The blue 'Privacy settings' box in the bottom right corner is a new legal requirement under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). It can’t be dismissed or hidden as the idea is that it must be easy to access at all times should you wish to change your settings.

an experiment

punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 5,565

I know that annual cornflowers are easy to grow, but as an experiment a few weeks ago I sowed half the seeds into normal MPC and half into a 50/50 mix with perite. The seeds have been in a cold greenhouse since. Today I removed some seedlings to give the others room to grow and it was very obvious that the ones grown in the perlite mix had a much better root system.

Don't step on snails, don't climb in trees
Love cliff richard but please don't tease

Posts

  • figratfigrat Posts: 1,619
    Interesting. I've been adding vermiculite to my seed compost, but not in such a high ratio.
  • figratfigrat Posts: 1,619
    It's what I've got in the gh, will look out for perlite.

    I've always thought they were pretty much interchangeable?
  • artjakartjak Posts: 4,168

    What exactly does perlite do?

Sign In or Register to comment.