Tag Archives: cutting beds

Getting There

Each day the wisteria is showing more and more colour as the racemes get progressively longer and tentatively begin blooming; it is usually in full flower at the end of May so looks to be on target for a fairly … Continue reading

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Cutting Remarks in August

Although parts of the cutting beds have now run out of steam, observing the cutting bed above, still awash with life, has brought so much pleasure over recent months, bringing also a colourful realisation of the unexpected bonus of having … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Call the Fire Brigade!

Despite not as much red as I had anticipated, today’s vase still has a fiery edge to it although maybe still not enough to necessitate calling the fire brigade. Although still containing yellows, it is far removed from last week’s … Continue reading

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Not Time for Beds Yet

I noticed Julie of Peonies and Posies has posted a February update on her cutting beds today – I would like to do the same but to be honest they are very much the same as at the end of … Continue reading

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Cutting Beds and Cutting Down

Julie at Peonies and Posies intends to post an update on her cutting beds on the last Friday of the month and has suggested others join in with her – there may not be much happening in them at the … Continue reading

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Cutting Bed Confessional

I was going to keep quiet about the underwhelming performance of the new cutting beds, but the blog intended to tell it like it is and, as in many other instances, it’s all part of the learning curve. On the … Continue reading

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A Project is Shelved

Work on revamping the fruit cage, replacing the netting with a more durable plastic mesh and increasing the height above the raspberry canes, has been temporarily shelved in favour of providing staging for the new half-greenhouse and a slim upper … Continue reading

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