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becky0129

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when is everybody planning on sowing
« on: March 31, 2009, 20:42:05 »
hi everyone when are planning on sowing all your sunflowers i am growing this year a couple of giant single sunflowers each end of runner beans and moonwalker cutting double shine which look like a pompom and golden sunset mix which are cutting love the cutting sunflowers and the giant dont have to be big compared to me only 4ft 7ins  ;D

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when is everybody planning on sowing
« on: March 31, 2009, 20:42:05 »

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2009, 21:33:03 »
mine are ready to transplant  ;D

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2009, 21:34:45 »
April... tomorrow then...  :-X

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2009, 21:39:04 »
Mine are in the ground!

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2009, 22:17:02 »
mine are ready to transplant  ;D

ditto
Mine are in the ground!

planning on planting out mine sometime this week

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2009, 22:19:29 »
ive got three in already,the rest will go in at the weekend,once they are about 4 inches or so,which they may well be by then!
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« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2009, 12:25:56 »
I have just read the sunflower posts! yesterday I planted just 4 seeds from my parrot mix! Sure they wont miss them! In my greenhouse now, so looking forward to any result! Any tips for super growth?! Or would that be a secret!?!   ;D

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2009, 12:34:14 »
Hi clackers welcome to the site.

dont no any thing about sunflowers but welcome anyway
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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2009, 17:02:36 »
just transplanted 48 from my saved seed, last year  ;D
bung them in, let them grow, transplant outside and watch for slugs  ;D

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #9 on: April 05, 2009, 17:35:11 »
Welcome to the site Clackers... mine are still in the packets...  ::)

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #10 on: April 05, 2009, 18:31:14 »
Hello! Mine are still in the packet too :-[  Should I start them off on damp kitchen paper, do you think?

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #11 on: April 05, 2009, 20:14:32 »
started mine yesterday ;)

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #12 on: April 05, 2009, 21:41:59 »
never tried them on kitchen paper, hyacinth, just bunged 'em in grape containers and leave them to it  ;D

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2009, 08:12:01 »
Planted my Russian Giant in modules on 23rd March in unheated greenhouse and now have 5 out of 6 between an inch and two inches tall.

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2009, 22:41:25 »
done mine now really luv cutting sunflowers

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #15 on: April 11, 2009, 11:50:29 »
Trying to resist as I always do them too early! ;D

Quite liked Alys's idea of using tin cans on GW last night.

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #16 on: April 11, 2009, 12:21:41 »
Mine are all mostly up and will need potting on next week....couldn't wait as usual! ::)
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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #17 on: April 24, 2009, 22:51:20 »

Mine are in today hope they all grow!

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #18 on: April 24, 2009, 22:53:44 »
I started some off in pots a week a go on wednesday they had sprouted by sunday, they are in the conservatory tho

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Re: when is everybody planning on sowing
« Reply #19 on: April 24, 2009, 22:57:47 »

Would love to grow some small ones for cutting to have in the house.

Can anyone recommend a good small one please.
Thanks x