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    When I cleared the sweetpea wigwam yesterday some of the fallen seed has already started to grow. Wonder if they'll make it through the winter? If they do I s'pose I'll be putting the wigwam up in the same place again

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    Checked the seed I put to chit the other day this morning and about half had germinated. Anyway I'd cleared a couple of troughs of dahlia tubers the other day to put in store - so I used those to get the seed sown - if they all come up I'll have 50 or 60 plants to over winter. :-)

    (a lot of mice around at the moment, so I left the troughs up on top of a wheelbarrow for now.)

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    I will sow mine before the end of November.
    I save the loo rolls and sow one seed into each.
    No soaking overnight, just moist compost.
    I usually plant them out in March.

    And when your back stops aching,
    And your hands begin to harden.
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    In the glory of the garden.

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    I've never grown sweet peas before, but I quite fancy having them at the beginning of the plot to kind of lure visitors into a false sense of more prettiness to come haha

    I shall go sow some before it goes dark!
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    I love the smell of Sweet peas, I usually sow win end of Feb beginning of March. but after reading this thread I'll sow a few tomorrow and see if there's much difference with an earlier sowing time.
    Bren

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    I sowed some yesterday - a week later than I said I would.
    Make 2019 the Year of Random Seed sowing
    @realveggiechicken

    All we are saying is..........Give seeds a chance.

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    Always wait until February too but maybe I'll try an earlier sowing..maybe
    I dream of a better tomorrow, where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives....


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    Sweet Peas-3ba2899d-8050-49bb-8262-4b242c4c57ad.jpg
    Iím a September sower.
    Then a second sowing in March.

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