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I have three pots of hyacinth in Greenhouse No 5 (The Coop); two contain bulbs I started myself back in October whilst the other was a gift. I had in fact purchased three different varieties myself, but when I came … Continue reading
When talking about the compost heap yesterday, I omitted to say that the only effort involved was the actual emptying of the heap – no turning, watering, or adding activators for me. There are two bins of similar size, purpose … Continue reading
For anyone seeing yesterday’s Wordless Wednesday picture of anaemic hyacinth flowers breaking out of their leafy buds you may be surprised to hear that this is far from a regular occurrence. Every year for perhaps ten years or more I … Continue reading
This primrose was a nice surprise on my ramble today, hinting that perhaps spring might be just around the corner; alas, with winter in some form or another to squeeze inbetween autumn and spring this is but an illusion, more’s … Continue reading