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The fringed tulips ‘Exotic Sun’ opened to the most glorious flowers…

And I,m enjoying the odd rogue tulip that gets in with the main bunch like this one T ‘Curly Sue’… 212 more words


propagated terrariums

I moved my propagation plants into more permanent homes today.  The little ornament “incubators” gave the plants a really good start.  Most of the host leaves were starting to rot as the new growth took over so it was a good time to remove them and plant them.  204 more words


Seed Sowing and Dahlia Preparation

It doesn’t take much to get me gardening again – the sun on my back, a large bag of compost for sowing, some wooden stick labels  ( 50)  from the Pound shop, a Sharpie Fine Point marker pen, some clean pots and I’m off. 572 more words


The Witch's Beanstalk

The Witch is no longer in possession of her beanstalks (or potatoes). They reached their end-of-life expiry and have been relegated to the darkest corner* of the compost heap. 67 more words


Rain & Cold

A jug of Tete a Tete miniature daffodils with Euphorbia robbiae …

And because it’s rained a lot I felt free to pick some Crocus ‘Ruby Giant’ which is very pretty with its bright orange stamens and green and white striped leaves. 139 more words


Seed Starting Madness

Seed starting is in full go.  This year I’m experimenting with peat pots, which I’ve never used before.

The indoor ‘tiny tim’ tomatoes are getting ready to flower, too. 11 more words



The garden is looking vibrant and fresh and every week it gets a little greener as new leaves emerge on the climbers and herbaceous perennials .   518 more words