Tag Archives: Sweetpeas

January’s Itchy Flower Growing Fingers

So the skies are blue, but the ground is frozen. The light is increasing day by day, but there is still probably not enough to be planting seeds other than sweetpeas (as everything I read warns me). A quiet month … Continue reading

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Bags of Beans

Another wet and wildly windy week has just gone, so going out to mulch beds at the plot was not at all appealing. Tempting to carry on planting sweetpeas as they are germinating so obligingly, but even I can see … Continue reading

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Planning the Different Plots

Here is last week’s unposted (until now) post: A new year and only slowly surfacing from flu, it’s time to think about the developing plot and its flowers as well as the other plots and places I grow in, with … Continue reading

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Reviewing the Plot

Christmas, New Year’s travels and week long flu have all meant almost nothing has been done since half way through December to develop the plot. Even getting to it hasn’t been possible. The last plot related activity was a Homesown … Continue reading

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Sweet peas – sowing

These are perhaps my favourite flowers of all: delicate, abundant and beautifully scented and not easily bought from a florist. I first grew these in a bucket in our London backyard and have grown them with different degrees of success … Continue reading

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November planning

Even though today it seems that the dismal days of dreary rain and drizzle have come and will not shift, there is still a lot to think about, plan and prepare at all the plots. And this, of course, is … Continue reading

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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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