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Mostly Tomatoes

The last couple of weeks I have been mainly harvesting – tomatoes. With the odd courgette and cucumber. One courgette again was a monster before I spotted it. 539 more words


Pausing to Review Part 1

Beginning in the Spring it seems like I have been at a brisk walk  run trying to get projects finished. I planted garden seeds; bought chicks; built a new chicken coop; said goodbye to my little dog, Hap E. 27 more words


Before I let the summer go

Before I let the summer go,
to return to times of wind and snow,
Pansies beat the summer heat,
Butterflies find a flowery seat,
Hummers sip some nectar sweet, 8 more words

A Plant Hunt

This morning I walked up Hordle Lane taking a route on the right through what are now flint-strewn stubble fields sporting attractive daisies.

Yeatton House, now converted into flats, could be seen peering from the trees in the distance. 245 more words

September Colour

September Colour

I must confess to having a somewhat boring fall garden. The asters aren’t out yet, the rudbeckia have thinned out too much, and the echinacea is mostly in the back yard (altho’ if I ever get a moment to do some planting, there are three different echinacea varieties to go out into the front yard). 197 more words


Home grown bedding plants

We are getting ready for the new autumn/winter season. We grow many of our own plants at our nursery in Essex where our Cyclamen, Primroses and Pansies are all coming along beautifully. 68 more words

The Chelsea Gardener