Tag Archives: tulips

Early Spring Colour

This February I had enough early Spring bulbs and flowers to take to two local markets which was cheering, not just because of the splashes of colour and hope of more, but also because I got to meet and chat … Continue reading

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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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Plot Structure

Last week  I left the plot in a pretty chaotic state with cardboard and black plastic placed haphazardly over the undug section (ie most of the plot).This Sunday the plan was to make a quick visit to plot with partner … 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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Emerging at the plot

Windy but surprisingly sunny today and time to look more closely at the plot. Too wet to dig, but started on a third bed by the gate by removing large perennial weeds and putting a thick layer of  peat free … Continue reading

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