Looking for certain topics?
Category Archives: bulbs, corms and tubers
There is always something worth seeing in this garden, whatever month of the year it is. Observing the small changes not only brings a lot of pleasure but is a meditative process in itself, except on those occasions when inclement … Continue reading
This last week has seen a gradual emergence of the first ever decent bloom on Dahlia ‘Pink Petticoat’, a variety added last year to supplement my existing selection of dahlias. Last season, however, saw a mere handful of blooms, all … Continue reading
I’m feelin’ (boom boom) glad all over Yes, I’m-a (boom boom) glad all over Baby, I’m (boom boom) glad all over So glad you’re mine from ‘Glad All Over’, Dave Clark Five 1964 ( boom boom representing the base beat) … Continue reading
Visitors to the garden sometimes ask what my favourite time of year is, a question I find impossible to answer as each season has its merits and I love every one of them. Spring certainly has its merits, not just … Continue reading
I have mentioned the inferior hippeastrum in the Coop, which are not what they should have been, but I also have a better quality one which was purchased from Peter Nyssen and which I paid more for but is a … Continue reading