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#constantgarden: The summer blooms

#constantgarden: The summer blooms

It is summer and the flowers are beginning to bloom, there are some brilliant colours opening up in the garden at the moment and we are trying again with the little sunflowers as the last batch were eaten by slugs - I am prepared this time, I bought slug pellets (safe ones mind you). VIEW the POST

#constantgarden: Growing sunflowers week 4

#constantgarden: Growing sunflowers week 4

Week 4 has seen a complete turn in events for my little sunflower seeds, out of batch 2 there are what looks like 2 survivors and even they look doubtful to grow any larger. I transferred them to these  bigger pots yesterday and they clearly didn't like them. VIEW the POST

#constantgarden: Growing sunflowers week 2

#constantgarden: Growing sunflowers week 2

I am sincerely glad I purchased the propagator, or "mini greenhouse" as I like to call it, it has done the Sunflowers the world of good and they are growing really nicely. We have 2 batches of them growing in there now, some 2 weeks old and some a few days old and it is great to see them flourishing.VIEW the POST

#constantgarden: Growing sunflowers week 1

#constantgarden: Growing sunflowers week 1

One week on from planting our little sunflower seeds and spending 3 or 4 days in the greenhouse not really doing anything, I moved them into a mini greenhouse tray and put them directly in the sunlight, they get the majority of the sun throughout the afternoon and early evening. They must enjoy their new home... VIEW the POST

#constantgarden: Growing our own sun flower plants

We love being in the garden, since moving into our new house we seem to be out there every single day as we just love gardening. We were sent some sun flower seeds, pots and useful garden tools recently as part of a competition to grow our own sun flower plants, after successfully sorting the greenhouse I thought it was about time that we put the little space to good use.