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What have you decided NOT to grow this year?



  • KT53KT53 Posts: 7,751

    Marestail, but do you think it will take the hint? image

  • Victoria SpongeVictoria Sponge Posts: 3,485

    Anemone Wild Swan as I found it melting into a black sludge this morningimage

    Wearside, England.
  • Kitty 2Kitty 2 Posts: 5,150

     No Petunia's for me too B3, bought some as plugs last year, very pretty but the dead heading was too much faffing for me.

    Wish I could say no more dandelion's but mother nature has other ideas. image

  • B3B3 Posts: 24,465

    It's quite liberating isn't it kitty?

    For droopy hangy down things, I'm going for those dwarf nasturtiums with the exotic name -  can't remember what they're called.

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • CloggieCloggie Posts: 1,455

    Decided I would chuck the Gladioli bulbs(corms, whatever) that I took up last year, thinking that planting them was a bad idea because they don't last long, they're not really my type of thing and they're high maintenance.  

    Couldn't do it.  I just can't kill anything so I thought I'll just put them out where I have a space and let them fend for themselves.

    They're coming up!  Not sure if I'm pleased or not?  I ain't overwintering them again though, no I'm not, don't make me! image

  • B3B3 Posts: 24,465

    That's what I do and the bu$$ers usually survive. If they do, I recokon they deseve a pardon and let them get on with it.

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • sanjy67sanjy67 Posts: 1,007

    my cosmos seeds decided i wasn't growing them this year!! sowed a whole tray full 6 sprouted, 2 flopped over, the last four have frozen in time with just the two seedling leaves (been like that for weeks) put them outside in coldframe, slugs got two, so left with 2 in growth limbo, last year i had loads image

  • B3B3 Posts: 24,465

    You should be able to get a tray in the gc now. It would be a shame to do without

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • Guernsey Donkey2Guernsey Donkey2 Posts: 6,713

    Petunias because the slugs and the rain spoil them and crocus - they don't like the winter rains, so I planted more daffodils, snowdrops & tulips instead which give a much better display for us.

  • sally smithsally smith Posts: 55

    Cucumber, toms and cosmos- have just received cosmos from a friend and a tom plant too!

    Nearly didn't grow courgettes as only 2 germinated!

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