Tag Archives: Sweetpeas

Going to Seed: 21st June

Work mostly and life (partly) have meant the plot and the allotment have been pretty much neglected. ¬†While I have been in a long, time-eating, tunnel of work all the plots have been a persistent, low level guilty niggle at … 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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Supports and Structures

As the sweet peas are mostly hardened off and ready to go out, some decisions need to be made about how they should be supported. My developing plot is a piece of land in my friends’ beautiful space and within … 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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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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