Author Archives: Flighty

About Flighty

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

With all the rain…

there has been recently the plot has become too soggy to do hardly any plotting except to clear away the cosmos and sunflowers.   Yesterday morning was noticeably cold and surprisingly misty. As you can see the dogwood leaves are changing … Continue reading

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Tree following, November 2019

Liz – This is the now flowering Witch hazel in my garden here in Lexington, Kentucky.  I think that it’s quite an extraordinary sight when the flowers, looking like little strips of yellow ribbon,  appear at this time of year.  … Continue reading

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This month has started off…

damp and dull, and yesterday it was also very windy for a few hours, so I’ve been mostly plot pondering thinking about next year. The flowers have mostly done really well this year but as I mentioned recently I missed … Continue reading


It’s the end of October…

and despite plenty of damp and dull days I’ve got everything done that I wanted to this month, especially the shed/compost heap area revamp.  The small stones have now been put round the front of the shed and the new … Continue reading

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Many thanks to everyone…

here, and on Twitter and Facebook, for the birthday wishes last Thursday which were much appreciated.  It was a damp and dull day which I spent mostly armchair gardening or sofa flying reading, drinking tea and eating too many biscuits. … Continue reading

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I always wonder…

what plot flowers I’ll see on my birthday, which is today.  Since it’s a dull, wet day I won’t be venturing there to see but looking round on Tuesday, which was lovely and sunny, I was delighted at what is … Continue reading

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I’ve now cleared…

all the old,unwanted timber from the ground by the compost heap and stood the bamboo canes behind the shed.  I’d no sooner done the latter when I turned round to see a robin perched on top on them. I can … Continue reading

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