Author Archives: Flighty

About Flighty

...allotmenteer, armchair gardener, blogger and sofa flying book buff.

Remembrance Day 2018


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Tree following, November 2018

Liz – Here in Lexington, Kentucky the black walnut has shed most of its leaves and the clumps of mistletoe are visible again in the tree’s upper reaches.       Last month Lea commented on how she had to … Continue reading

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The plot primulas

Back during February and March I bought three small primulas – one each pink, white and yellow – from the charity stall at the horticultural society trading shed which I put on the windowsill at home where they provided some … Continue reading

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There’s been a couple…

of frosty mornings this week so  yesterday I wasn’t surprised to find the flowers, like these drooping cosmos, looking rather sad and the ground white.     Today it’s damp and dull following overnight rain but thankfully the weekend and … Continue reading

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Thanks to everyone…

for the birthday wishes on the last post.  They’re much appreciated as were the comments by others on Allotments4All, Facebook and Twitter. The coming months will probably see more armchair gardening and sofa flying/reading posts as there won’t be much … Continue reading

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Usually by today,

which is my birthday, the only flowers still blooming on the plot are the asters but this year there are also California poppies, cornflowers, cosmos, nasturtiums, roses, sunflowers and pot marigolds Flighty’s favourites. I don’t really celebrate it and this … Continue reading

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After a misty start…

early this morning it’s now another glorious autumnal day.   One plant that didn’t do well all through the summer was the hydrangea which despite regular watering mostly looked lifeless with no sign of any flowers, and has only perked … Continue reading

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