Author Archives: Homesown@thedevelopingplot

Flowers from 9th April

Spring flowers grown in my garden and plot using an organic approach (supplemented this week by other British flowers) are available to order now. Delivery is free within 5 miles of Oxford with a small charge for longer, but local … Continue reading

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Easter Holiday

Homesown is on a short break this week waiting for the next group of plants to fill their pots. Also taking time to tend the tomatoes which are gradually filling the greenhouse and will be ready to leave in a … Continue reading

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Flowers Again and some Small Plants

Spring bunches and bouquets are available again this weekend and can be delivered from Friday 26th March onwards. There are hellebores, tulips, daffodils/narcissi, anemones and the first ranunculus among other lovely seasonal flowers. If you would like to order flowers … Continue reading

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Spring Break

Homesown is taking a break for a week or so while I get back to the plot and the allotment and let the ranunculus and tulips come into bloom. The perennials also need some time to grow while the tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Flowers, Plants & Seeds: What’s Available(March 10th onwards).

Despite the recent chill the increasing light is getting everything growing more quickly. Now as well as some annuals, there are also some perennials filling their pots. If you are interested in ordering any of the flowers and plants below, … Continue reading

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March & Hints of Spring

After some lovely, sunny days, there are more early flowers starting to bloom and some pots of bulbs and hardy annuals ready to be planted out. Also, now that there is more light, it is the time to start sowing … Continue reading

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Going to Seed

There will only be seed available to buy for the next few weeks, before the Spring flowers come on strong and the ground is ready to plant in. Take a look at what’s available on the Seed page which will … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide to Making a Wreath (Part 1)

One of the things I enjoy doing most in Autumn and on the run up to Christmas is spending an afternoon with a good friend (and a glass of wine and some chocolate) making wreaths and talking non-stop. This year, … Continue reading

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Homesown on Holiday!

Giving the flowers a break from cutting until the start of September when I will be accepting orders again as well as attending Sofacoma market. There will be dahlias, cosmos, beautiful grasses and seedheads and a range of lovely plants.

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Six on Saturday: Spring?

A damp and grey Saturday after the bluest of blue sky periods. The warmth and extra light of the last few weeks has brought everything on at full pelt. The narcissus are jostling with the tulips which have arrived all … Continue reading

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