Category Archives: seed sowing

Wordless Wednesday: It All Begins Again


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In a Vase on Monday: Pinks

It was the presence of a number of blooms of cosmos that determined the way today’s vase was going: Candy Stripe, Click Cranberries and Fizzy Rose Picotee, all sown at the beginning of March, although two year old Candy Stripe … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Living up to its Name

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Tick Tock

With 4 nights at my Mum’s and two days travelling, quickly followed by a day on polling duty at the recent elections, I am conscious that the clock is well and truly ticking and the number of days until the … Continue reading

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Too Busy to Blog?

I am well aware that posts have been appearing less frequently on this blog recently, which can be put down purely to the weather being more conducive to outdoor gardening jobs. Although indoor seed sowing has continued at great pace, … Continue reading

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January Blooms and Thoughts of Compost

The value of winter blooms cannot be overestimated, although this year there are no waifs and strays to join them from milder days as there often is. The witch hazels continue to form the mainstay of colour in January, with … Continue reading

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The Doghouse and Bolting Horses

Last year I bought a large roll of bubble wrap and hundred or so small bulldog clips with a view to wrapping the greenhouses externally rather than internally, as I found the Alliplug clips I had use to hold the … Continue reading

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