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Plotting Improvements

Last week managed to wrestle some of the nettles and docks out of the plot and onto the bonfire heap along with the mostly dried out sweetpeas, some still waving last weak flowers at the top of their supports. Weeded … Continue reading

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Getting Closer

Finally got to the plot yesterday morning and was hoping to catch sight of colour as I approached, but what is growing is still an energetic and cheerful green. Most of the plants look robust and healthy and some of … Continue reading

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Help from my Flower Friend Developing the Plot

Yesterday was a lovely productive day at the plot with flower friend. My not so flower enthusiastic partner kindly worked on the metal supports for the sweet peas and the grid was erected twenty four foot across the back of … 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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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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Flower Farming Workshop with Georgie Newbery

Even getting miserably lost in the dark on the way home, didn’t make me feel any less enthusiastic about the excellent course with Geogie Newbery in Somerset. Just after getting my plot, I had come across her book, ‘The Flower … Continue reading

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Planning the Plot

Despite being warned by the two fat rain drops which sequenced their way through the whole day on the weather forecast, today was the day I met with my plant stall partner and friend to discuss our plans for the … Continue reading

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