Tag Archives: flowers

Can this be a weed?

Today, it has been shockingly cold and dismal. On a gardening forum on Facebook, one woman was getting her husband to put fleece round the courgettes and beans….. I don’t blame her. I nearly did the same, as my courgettes … Continue reading

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Not bolting but flowering!

Another mystery solved. The lady’s fingers were in fact buds. Continue reading

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Up with the path!

At last, the path at the back of the garden is coming up! I had intended to take a before as well as an after shot but didn’t remember to get my camera out until I had lifted nearly all … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air

This week, we have had snow. It has been cold and there has been disruption. And then I saw the yellow flowers on my tomato plant. The windowsill is south-facing and there has been a smattering of sun. Nonetheless, I … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air

This week we have had snow. It has been cold and there has been disruption – and here are the most amazing flowers I have ever seen, right on my own windowsill. The windowsill is south-facing and we have had … Continue reading

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In with the new….

This evening, I saw some mangetout flowers on the ground and at first was disappointed. I thought that either the wind had blown them off or the birds had been having a peck. Then I noticed the reason they were … Continue reading

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Straddling two seasons

In spite of buying super duper new net cloches the other day, I decided to start a new batch of cauliflowers off in the house as I don’t think they appreciate being raised in the ground. The nets look like … Continue reading

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Crimson flowers

In the last couple of days, the flowers on the broad beans have come out and they are definitely crimson (not white as I had thought they looked earlier in the week). Here is a photo of them: And here … Continue reading

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Oh for a bigger garden!

Where was I going to plant the radishes? I did eventually find a space for them this afternoon, at the end of my rows of broad beans, but I am seriously running out of space for anything that hasn’t been … Continue reading

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