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October has been an increasingly leafy month and a wet one too, with our weather monitor telling us it has been the wettest month of the year so far, with 140mm of rain (5.5inches). Unlike February which was nearly as … Continue reading
Having been forecast a damp day yesterday, it was a pleasant surprise to find the rain held off till mid-afternoon, leaving just grey skies for the day out we had planned. My order of bulbs from Peter Nyssen had arrived … Continue reading
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
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
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
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