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About Flighty

...allotmenteer, armchair gardener, blogger and sofa flyer.

So far, pretty good

Looking round this morning I’m well pleased with just about everything that I’m growing this year. Further to Thursday’s post the knee-high cornflowers Polka Dot colours include blue, lavender, maroon, pink, red, rose and white.   All the sweet corn … Continue reading

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It’s been too hot to plot…

this week so all I’ve done is have a look round early on and water where needed.  Yesterday was the hottest day of the year so far with the temperature almost 35C/95F.  Needless to say the air quality has been … Continue reading

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This morning…

I was on the plot well before seven just for an hour or so before it got too warm. I heard plot neighbour Fran talking to Foxy so I sat down and waited to see if she would appear.  Sure … Continue reading

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It’s been dry and warm…

this week, as well as being less windy.   I’ve been picking strawberries every day, a few to eat whilst plotting and the rest to bring home.     I’ve sown poppy seeds some years which have never done well … Continue reading

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It was windy…

most of last week, with Tuesday being particularly bad as it rained most of the day as well. Thankfully when I looked round on Wednesday morning I found only minor damage apart from two toppled teasels which had been uprooted … Continue reading

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Tree following, June 2017

Liz’s Tulip popular…Apologies but I’ve been rather busy lately so just a few words and a picture.   During the past month this tree here in my Lexington, Kentucky garden has surprisingly grown another two feet so is now around … Continue reading

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It’s rather surprising…

to see the second early potatoes Charlotte  starting to flower, and even more surprising that the main crop Desiree are as well.             The same goes for the blackberry bush which is already covered in … Continue reading

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