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planting out sunflowers

mid glamorgan, United Kingdom Gb

Ive got 20 sunflowers which I started off in greenhouse, Ive hardened then off. Is it to early to put in the garden yet as they are getting quite big now. We had a frost the other morning so im a bit dubious.



If you are putting them in a very sheltered spot, you could go for it. I've 9 sunflowers which are getting big and the roots are even breaking thro' their cardboard pots. A general rule of thumb is to wait 3 weeks after the last frost, but it's really up to you. Good luck!

29 Apr, 2009


Thx! the thing is how do you know its gonna be the last frost...especially with our weather lol!

29 Apr, 2009


although we have had some chill mornings here in the south down to 4C i have put some bedding out and they have been ok. you could check the forecast every day and cover them with fleece if a frost is predicted, its unlikely to be very prolonged frost at this time of year

29 Apr, 2009


Mine went out two weeks ago and I forgot to harden them off first.

29 Apr, 2009


oh im gonna go for it this week end and put them in. Thx all

29 Apr, 2009


mine have been out a few weeks, touch wood no problems here!

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29 Apr, 2009

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