Your All Things Plants newsletter for September 3, 2012
Some numbers from last week:
- 35 new members.
- 128 new threads.
- 2,644 new posts.
- 1,380 new images to the plant database.
- 30 new comments in the plant database.
There were 10 new gardening ideas posted last week:
September 1, 2012
|The Chelsea Flower Show 2012 (Part 2)|
|The Chelsea Flower Show is an eagerly awaited event after our long winter. It is the first time everyone gets together and can see the new plants as well as creations of sculptors and artists. A lot of gardeners use it as a social event, or to order sensational plants for the coming season in whatever variety interests them.
On the final day a lot of the plants are sold off and London is awash with a sea of plants. It is a truly amazing sight!
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August 29, 2012
|Better okra germination|
|To get quick germination of okra seeds some people soak their seeds overnight. Better yet is to freeze the seed a day or two before sowing. This breaks the hard seed coat and works much better than soaking. And remember, sowing okra in cool soil will still contribute to seed rot/poor germination so allow your soil to warm up before sowing. |