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    Has anyone got half a dozen gherkin seeds please? They germinated beautifully, but when I put them into buckets outside even with bottle covers they shrivelled and gave up the ghost and now I can't find the rest of the packet. I have Firenze Fennel I could swap, or plenty of my own saved coriander seed, or I have some garlic chives. Loads of other stuff, but nothing fancy I'm afraid.
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    I have some National Pickling that I'd be happy to post you, Flo.Gherkin 'National Pickling' (Heirloom/Heritage Variety) (Ridge type) Seeds 1.98 from Chiltern Seeds - Chiltern Seeds secure online shop PM me your address - I don't need a swap!!
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    Thanks VC, that's most kind, I owe you one, will PM now.
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    No problem, Flo, its a pleasure
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    Aw Flo mine pretty much did the same , and my cucs etc I've just resown again (better work this time I've no more ) ...... Good luck with your second sowing ....if mine fail again then they can just do one for this year...
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    Cucumbers have failed for me entirely. If they decided to germinate, they died not long after. I have three small gherkins growing, but I'm not holding my breath. If you need more seeds, I have some - just let me know

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    Thanks Sarriss, VC has sent me enough to be going on with, so I'm able to start again. Hope yours grow strong and healthy

    VC, thanks again, I've just sown them and they are in luxury in pots on the windowsill covered with cling. Your name is on the label with the variety

    Good luck with this lot Bins
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    Good luck to Gherkin growers everywhere
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