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Sow, Sow - Quick, Quick - Sow!

Ah yes it is that time of year – time to sow seeds!  With much of the new allotment still under weed suppressant cover and a long way off being anywhere near ready for planting, most of my seed sowing has been happening at home in the greenhouse, making the best of a relatively small 4ftx6ft growing space by expanding vertically with a system of shelves; currently stacked end to end with seed trays and pots that get shuftied around as things grow and get moved on.   459 more words

Grow, my pretties... Windowsill growing

These are what I call my “Dutch seedlings”. Mum brought them back for me from a Dutch garden centre when they went to Germany (without me!) last August. 258 more words


from my window sill;

…watching what i hope was the last snowfall this winter.


Harbouring and Hallowing

I wait for you on blue window sills, opened up to make room for the wind instead of your hands.

I am harbouring, and I am hallowing, 70 more words


Amaryllis seedlings in bedroom window

Amaryllis seedlings in bedroom window

My Amaryllis seedlings are now starting to flower! I started them way back in 2007! Now they have reached the stage where the buds are high on the plants & the flowers are about to open for the very first time. 349 more words


There's Not Mush Room in 'ere!

In all my years of grow-your-own experimentation, the one thing I had not tried (until now) was mushrooms.  I’ve thought about it, and read about it, but in all this time had never taken any actual action.   507 more words


After my sister visited from her home halfway around the world, my mother kept a broken twisted hair comb held together with a thin gold thread that must have fallen on the floor, on her windowsill.  261 more words