Tag Archives: chives

Around the garden in 80 days #12

It’s been a beautifully sunny day here – I hope you’ve been blessed with sunshine, too. Unfortunately, I’ve been stuck at a computer all day, although I did manage to get out before it got too dark to turn the … Continue reading

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Walking chives

Recent high winds blew the heads of the walking onions away, so it doesn’t look like they will be walking any time soon. On the other hand, the chives self-seeded, making a new row this summer. While insects love the … Continue reading

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Chives, tomatoes and three sisters

Over the last few months, one or other of the indoor tomato plants has delivered a fruit. Not quite as small as the one today – but now that the days are longer and warmer, production has improved! Outside, the … Continue reading

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Awash with purple

Having got over the upset last night when the screen on my mobile cracked, I have been able to appreciate the flowers in the back garden which are out in force at the moment. The colour might be a little … Continue reading

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Hidden chives

When I first started gardening four years ago, I discovered not just chives but their flowers. What a delightful addition to salads! The original plant died but I spied a spot in the garden where I sowed some seeds this … Continue reading

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One onion plot cleared

After thinking I might have onion white rot the other day, I decided this evening to harvest all of the onions in the patch where I discovered the rotten one. They may not technically be ready but it would be … Continue reading

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Twelve and a half degrees

After the extended winter last year, I’m not sure if the temperature is normal or not for the time of year. However, it made for a glorious afternoon at the allotment. I was pleased to see that someone has formally … Continue reading

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