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  1. Polly
    April 21, 2014 @ 10:43 am

    Do you also sow green envy in big modules to start some off or wait and direct sow May ?

    • Ben
      July 19, 2014 @ 9:23 am

      Sorry Polly, I have only just seen this. I tend to sow in modules…or fiblre pots…they hate root disturbance so be super careful.

  2. Zinnia ‘Mammoth’ & Nigella ‘Dark Blue’ Seeds Free All Weekend. | Higgledy Garden
    April 4, 2014 @ 2:17 pm

    […] How about the super a la mode Zinnia ‘Mammoth’…a fantastic performer this one and has sold swimmingly well thus far in 2014. I generally sow mine in modules in April but many folk sow direct after the threat of frost has gone. Don’t sow them in open trays as they hate root disturbance…pots or modules is the way forward. (Click for ‘Zinnia Growing Guide’) […]

  3. KAren
    August 27, 2013 @ 4:21 pm

    Hi just ordered a load of seeds for sowing this autumn including your special collection for that purpose. Was looking forward to sowing them so I had a look in my seed tin and found a half used pack of Zinnia seeds. Can I sow them now do you think to get early plants next year? I have a green house (unheated) if they need to be indoors.

    • Ben
      August 27, 2013 @ 6:14 pm

      they hate both root disturbance AND the cold! You could try sowing some early spring in bigish pots but not putting them out until mid May…but to be honest I wouldn’t bother, there is other stuff you can use your space for, for early flowers….

  4. Anna
    August 5, 2013 @ 2:20 am

    You do do what you do do so well Mr Higgeldy. Your blog is a delight.