Tag Archives: lupins

The mint hideout

I’m slowly working my way through the poppies…. breaks my heart to chop them down when there are still so many buds on them. However, I vowed I wouldn’t let them take over too much space after the tomato fail … Continue reading

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First day of the month (and a fantastic homecoming)

This month, I wasn’t at home for the first day of the month, as we had a week away. While the holiday was great (more about that later), it was with a degree of trepidation that I left all my … Continue reading

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Castle amongst the strawberries

I noticed last year the first signs of lupins – presumably moved over from my neighbour’s. However, there were no flowers…… and the ones I’d sown myself didn’t come to much either. Sadly, my neighbour’s own patch is seriously depleted … Continue reading

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Hatching

Last Sunday at Harlow Carr I had hoped to find lupins (green manure). Unfortunately, they seemed to have powered down their green manure stock. On the other hand, they had these beautiful ornamental lupin seeds     in stock. I … Continue reading

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