11 Comments

  1. دانلود فیلم با لینک مستقیم
    November 27, 2014 @ 11:42 pm

    very nice

  2. Louise D
    April 12, 2014 @ 6:55 pm

    Hi Ben, thank you for the seeds and gift of cornsuckle seeds. I am new to your website and new to the world of growing from seed, I am really enjoying your website and all the info is great. I have planted some Cosmos Double click, in a propagator and they germinated ever so quickly but are now very spindly and about 3 inches tall. Is this normal? The kids sunflower seeds, which are in a far sunnier position look far healthier! Thanks for any advice :-))

    • Ben
      January 7, 2015 @ 8:48 am

      excuse the VERY late reply! They are probs not getting enough light…it’s as simple as that…the term is ‘leggy’.

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  7. SnapshotLondon
    June 9, 2013 @ 2:22 am

    Hi there … I have loads of cosmos in my poly tunnel .. They
    Are about 4″ tall …a trifle spindly but beginning to
    Fill out. Should I plant them all out ( and give to
    Friends) .. Now or wait a bit? Also do slugs and
    Snails like them? Thx in advance cx

    • Ben
      June 11, 2013 @ 7:31 am

      yes…I should plant them out…but best to acclimatise them…pop them outside during the day and take them in at night…do this for a week. But yes…slugs will munch on them if they get the chance.

  8. Ali
    May 28, 2013 @ 1:01 pm

    I tried growing these for the first time but mine are tall and not bushy looking as your photo, did you pinch yours out at any stage of growth? I started mine off inside in early April, then moved them to a cold frame and planted into the garden about two weeks ago. They are growing (slowly) but seem to be quite sparse looking?

    • Ben
      May 28, 2013 @ 2:21 pm

      I generally don’t pinch mine…but many folk do…so I suggest you give it a try…otherwise just give them some time…it is still early days yet! :)