Summer Flowering Annuals (By Khabbab)

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Re: Summer Flowering Annuals (By Khabbab)

Post by farah fayyaz » June 25th, 2013, 10:22 am

Farhan Ahmed wrote:Correct time would be Spring. (Mar-Apr).
You can try sowing mimosa Post Monsoon also...though season left will be less.
What sowing method & Media are you using?
I sowed the seeds in a small size pot.Put cow dung in it , watered it with spray bottle and kept the pot at place where it get sunlight from 12pm_ 4 pm almost. But the months were of may and june.

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Re: Summer Flowering Annuals (By Khabbab)

Post by Farhan Ahmed » June 25th, 2013, 10:37 am

Cow Dung is a bad idea for sowing mix.....one can try this if you are sowing in ground but Pots (A big No)....Cow manure has enormous micro organism activity in it, thereby more chance of Fungus. There are various types of fungi....in layman...Some eat away seeds even before they germinate, that must have been the case with you :-)

Secondly timing was not right. All sowing activity should be either in spring or fall especially for beginners. Try some sowing in Fall and you will be amazed. It's SOOOO Easy. Actually its the difficult conditions in other months which cause failure. Even if your media is poor...still seeds will survive and grow in fall as the temperature is low enough to minimize the fungus attacks.

Lastly the exposure should only be morning sun ( Sun till 10 am) if you are sowing in hotter months and that too in Pots.

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Re: Summer Flowering Annuals (By Khabbab)

Post by farah fayyaz » June 25th, 2013, 12:14 pm

@ farhan. i will be careful in future.But i m astonished why my mali does not guide me the way u guide.I do all activities with him.He is an experienced man of 72.Thnks alot for guiding .

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Re: Summer Flowering Annuals (By Khabbab)

Post by saqib » February 9th, 2014, 2:39 pm

what would be the right time for sowing ornamental pepper , can it be sown in mid feb ?????

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