Category Archives: seed sowing

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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What a To-Do

I seem to have had a permanent To Do list in recent months, either buzzing around in my head or periodically written down – mostly garden related tasks, although I did finally manage to complete two summer dresses, just as … Continue reading

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Going Just a Bit Potty

In anticipation of next year’s opening for the NGS, one of the other tasks jotted down in my notebook (or probably only just jotted down in my head so far) is beginning to prepare for a plant stall, as the … Continue reading

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Cutting Bed Progress, June 2016

One of the other things giving me pleasure at the weekend was knowing that the cutting beds were almost all planted up, the only gaps now being for zinnias which I had sown later than previous years following advice from … Continue reading

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Just Can’t Get Enough…

… of the whole production line process of sowing, pricking out, potting on and planting out – even the washing out of trays and cells as soon as they are emptied! And just how many times a day can you … Continue reading

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