Monthly Archives: March 2015

Holiday Catch Up

This must be one of the very nicest of times for a teacher/ gardener/ developing flower grower as it the Easter two week holiday and Spring is definitely here and the clocks are about to change and there will be … Continue reading

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Keeping Up

Getting closer and closer to a school holiday when I hope to catch up on everything that needs catching up on –  from the neglected allotment to the front and back gardens and thedevelopingplot. The latter has had the most … Continue reading

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Some Plot Developments

It turned out to be a clear blue sky day when we got to the plot this morning. Last night, my oldest friend had driven up from London to give me some digging time today. The soil was still quite … Continue reading

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Spring restlessness

It is all very well for those who live in Cornwall to give you the sound advice about waiting until April to sow hardy annuals if you live further north (I am talking to you Mr Higgledy).  For me living … Continue reading

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Planting on the Plot

A chill returned this weekend but my perennials growing in pots had been hardening off out of the cold greenhouse and on the plot itself. The knautia looked very cheerfully stocky and the strong white roots were creeping gently out … Continue reading

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Learning how to make posies

Up early to head off to Somerset with flower friend to learn how to make a hand tied bouquet and jam jar posies at CommonFarmFlowers with Georgie Newbery. It was only a couple of weeks ago that I was there … Continue reading

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Growing steadily for the Plot

Sometimes it seems to me as if it will be October before there are any flowers ready to cut and sell. Until recently, the pots planted up with tulips were stubbornly just showing soil and the seedlings seemed to be … Continue reading

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