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Contents

The Basics
Through the season

Starting from seed
Starting
First potting
Potting on
Final potting
Flowering
Autumn
Dormancy

Propagation
Pests diseases & problems
Semperflorens
Exhibiting
Beginners
 

This Tutorial is a personal overview based on my experience in growing begonias for nearly forty years.
I do not profess to be an expert, however I have produced consistently good results over many seasons.
My aim here is to try and give a basic foundation that will lead to satisfying and rewarding results.

                               Brian Simmons

Pictures of my begonias
The Editor's Page
The Editor's Diary  2006

An
Illustrated Guide
to growing
and caring for
Tuberous Double
Begonias

When following this tutorial it is important to remember that the subjects referred to are situated on the South Coast of England.

THE INFORMATION, VIEWS & ADVICE GIVEN IN THIS TUTORIAL ARE BASED ON THE PERSONAL EXPERIENCE AND METHODS OF THE EDITOR (OR OTHER CONTRIBUTORS) AND ARE NOT NECESSARILY THAT OF  THE NATIONAL BEGONIA SOCIETY 

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