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Wow.. They were fast..... Cosmos...


I’ve planted some Cosmos flower seeds in trays on sunday morning and too my surprise there growing already.. 2mm high shoots already.. Cant wait till they grow bigger… Have also planted some coleus and 5 spot flowers.. Oh i cant wait till they all grow and i can place them in my garden :-D

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I like cosmos but last year suddenly wilted with no reason and decided not to have it this year.

5 Jul, 2011


I have some planted from seed this year, I think they were up quickly, now they are over a foot tall and have buds!

5 Jul, 2011


You not a little too late to germinate them? I germinated mine back in April. Coming into flower now.

5 Jul, 2011


I was getting all excited thinking that I could grow some but perhaps Kildermorie maybe right, I'll keep my fingers crossed that you get lots of flowers keep us posted:)

5 Jul, 2011


That's great Jane. It's exciting to grow seeds. I hope you get lots of colourful ones :o)

6 Jul, 2011


Well i was thinking i might be a little late but then summer is not summer and winter is never that cold anymore (the seasons have been put in a blender and hey presto it snows in spring sometimes and sun out in winter lol so i thought id see how they do hahahaha At least if they do flower i'll be a little more happier lol.. For now tho they have already grown another 2mm since last night... Huge downpour after a dry few days so they are loving it :-D It was only a very cheap pack of seeds so im happy with any thing hahahahaha

6 Jul, 2011


If you have a greenhouse or sunny window then I would put them in there for a few weeks to speed things along. As it is July plants do grow quickly.

6 Jul, 2011


I have a sunny window and i will put them in there in a moment after my dinner :-D

Thank you..

Ive only been doing gardening properly for 4mths hahahahaha And i'm loving it...

Cant you tell my excitement lol

6 Jul, 2011


Think I will get some and plant them in little pots and put them in the conservatory that should hurry them on a bit thanks for the idea Jane:)

6 Jul, 2011


Im actually shocked that after our downpour i went out to get them and they are over 1cm tall already.. I know plants grown faster but this is quite amazing.. My stocks are growing too hehehe

And no problem Nana d :-D .... Oh im excited and i normally only get over excited over my boots hahahahahaha

All i can say is the seasons are not as they used to be.. think lat year our 1st frost was end of dec/jan up to then it was like normal.. not as hot as now but wasnt exactly cold so i know cosmos are ok untill the big freeze then they dont like the cold (apparently) :-D
Im just happy i have a big kitchen.. unfortunately our family dinner table is now full of plants growing ect so having to sit in our frontroom to eat hahahaha
Ah well its only for a short(ish) period of time :-D

6 Jul, 2011


I leave each years Cosmos in the garden to self seed Jane, so you only have to grow them once...and such pretty pastel colours...There is a Chocolate that some of the GOYers grow, but you'll have to get the seeds for that one....

10 Jul, 2011


thats great to know :-) they are 2cm high already... :-D Thank you :-D

10 Jul, 2011



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