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carmen-sylva

New gardener, found my peace among the flowers, birds and insects in my garden... and discovered a new passion. Strong supporter of organic gardening.

Cosmos

  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2021
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carmen-sylva

Took me 2 hours to clear this little patch and to plant some Cosmos seedlings. It was a bit of an impulse but I decided that they’ve suffered enough in the greenhouse. 5 degrees tonight 😬 I really hope they make it 🤞

1w
  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2021
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carmen-sylva

Do not be fooled by the sun on the background. It actually snowed earlier today 😬❄️❄️❄️But the seedlings are keeping cozy in the greenhouse.

6w
  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2021
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carmen-sylva

Another round of re-potting today and moving seedlings in the greenhouse. #Cosmos #RedSunflower #TallSunflower #MexicanSunflower Sadly, #Hollyhocks didn’t make it - same as last year, fungal disease. Has anyone here grown #Hollyhocks from seed successfully? Where’s the trick?

8w
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carmen-sylva

@dirtgirlworld Thank you so much! I’ll give it another try!! 💖🤩😘

8w
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crabby58

Great advice👍

8w
  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2021
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carmen-sylva

Seed sowing has began today 💖 in very tiny steps

12w
  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2019
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carmen-sylva

Question about plastic plant pots please! Can you recycle them and where? Not referring to the small seedling ones - those I’ll reuse next year. But the bigger ones, not sure what to do with them. #advice #advice-pots

2w
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rachelbrooks

I either put mine in the recycling bin (not black ones because they can’t be recycled) or I take them back to my local nursery

2w
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carmen-sylva

Thanks, @rachelbrooks - I’ll wash them all and try giving back to the gardening centre. Hopefully they’ll re-use them.

2w
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carmen-sylva

@rachelbrooks My local gardening centre (Wyevale Gardening Centre) doesn’t accept returned plant pots. I wrote a letter to the Manager as I find this unacceptable, considering that other nurseries seem to accept. 😤

2w
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rachelbrooks

Oh. That’s bad. Maybe the smaller, independents are more accepting 🤔

2w
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Sephy

If you were closer ide take them happily haha @carmen-sylva I'm ALWAYS in need of any container for this nauseating obsession lol 👊👍👌✌😎😜

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