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Easy Plants

If you are a little forgetful maybe drought tolerant alpines are for you, they do not mind being forgotten about. [<a href=”https://www.flickr.com/photos/meesterdickey/14107274332&#8243; target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>Photo CCBY RyanDickey</a>]


Harrogate Flower Show

Today I was lucky enough to visit the Harrogate Flower Show. What a perfect day for a show: it was about 15C, sunny and windless, so it was pleasant but not too hot. 158 more words


Alpine Selection

Choose your favourite alpines and plant them in some dry beach pebbles, remember: a damp environment damages them! [Photo CCBY KateMonkey]


Antidote to Lethargy...

…AKA, garden variety inactivity.

In January and February I hardly posted. I wish I could say that I spent hours pouring over seed catalogs and botany books, but that wasn’t case. 224 more words

Plant Picks

Floral Friday 006

Lewisia ‘Little Peach’…a peach of a flower indeed.

Fabulous Flora

Auriculas of 2015, part 1

Pictures in order of bloom time, beginning in early May. (Click to enlarge.)

The first auricula to bloom was this potted seedling which had over-wintered in the cold frame. 413 more words