That batch of seeds I showed yesterday has duly been sown (although the RHS ones are still unsorted), leaving me with a bit of a housing crisis. 241 more words
Tags » Aquilegia
After colourful glimpses yesterday it seemed only fair to feature some of the leafier emergences which have also brought great joy in recent days. Lots of species tulips are pushing their way up and some activity has been noted amongst the resting herbaceous perennials, spring presumably having sent out a ‘be prepared’ message – they certainly couldn’t have asked for a better start than these mild damp days, and yet there will almost inevitably still be touches of frost before the threat of winter is over for another year. 172 more words
It’s been a glorious summer’s day. Just right for doing and planning.
I’m a relative novice to the practice of planning ahead for the garden (the theory is fine), and I’m great at writing things in a notebook somewhere and misplacing it amongst magazines, books and the general detritus that seems an irrevocable part of my life. 590 more words
Burpee Columbine Blue Star Seed
Columbine, Blue Star
Remarkably beautiful star effect.
White petals are framed by a layer of blue sepals, creating a star effect. 244 more words