Category Archives: greenhouse

In a Vase on Monday: Sweet

These sweet peas are indeed sweet, both by the traditional definition of ‘sweet’ and its modern meaning, ‘awesome’ or something along those lines. An early variety bred to grow in lower light levels, ‘Winter Sunshine’ was introduced to me by … Continue reading

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As Promised

I told those who read my Six on Saturday post that I would begin planting out the next day and Reader, as promised, I did! Not only did I plant out some of the seedlings, I also planted out the … Continue reading

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In Out, In Out, Shake it All About

Over the year, the contents of the greenhouses ebb and flow as the seasons change, sometimes at peak capacity but never empty. At the moment, the Coop is emptying rapidly as pots of early flowering bulbs are cleared, some replanted … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: 322 Plug Plants and Some Sweet Peas

For the second year running, I placed an order in November for all the bedding plants* needed to fill all the pots, troughs and baskets for the following year. Trying to plan and choose in advance was really hard, and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: An Avalanche

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Six on Saturday: Musings

A few weeks ago I would have stated categorically that the Crocus tommasinianus and Narcissi ‘Tête-à-Tête’ in the streamside grass are never in flower at the same time, with the crocus reliably flowering mid-February and the narcissi sometime in March … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Three Pots

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Wordless Wednesday: Looking Forward to Sweet Peas in April

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Wordless Wednesday: Noble AND Cute

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Six on Saturday: Frost

With temperatures forecasted to drop to at least -2°C last night a frost was inevitable, so my camera accompanied me on the first ramble of the day to capture the result. It certainly made for a pretty scene, exemplified by … Continue reading

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