Category Archives: Flighty’s plot

It’s been a long time…

since I mentioned the two plot ponds, which are now mostly out of sight having been overshadowed by grass and other plants.  Earlier in the week I made a start on partly clearing around the dustbin lid one, which is … Continue reading

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I finished…

emptying out the compost bin on Friday, then yesterday I partly refilled it with un-composted material and cleared up all round.  The dug out and sieved compost is piled up out of the way between the rose Pretty Lady and … Continue reading

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I started…

to empty out the compost bin yesterday, which was a job I had intended doing back in the spring but it was too wet.  I’m taking it steady, and it should take a couple of more days or so.  I’m … Continue reading

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The two asters,…

or Michaelmas daisies if you prefer, I have are the last plants to flower at this time of year. I’ve had the blue ones for almost as long as I’ve had the plot, and were given to me in a … Continue reading

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October surprises

Having spent three consecutive days indoors it was good to spend a few hours on the plot Monday morning in the sunshine, although the ground was too damp to do much. It’s surprising that cosmos corner is looking better now … Continue reading

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All things bright and beautiful

I wish they were but it’s damp and dull for the third day running and I’ve gone to do this post only to find that I can now no longer use the classic editor so don’t really have a clue … Continue reading

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This week

The three communal woodchip bays are virtually empty at present so this week I’ve been able to reach the back of them to dig out and sieve several barrow loads of  good compost. I’ve planted some crocuses Blue Pearl in … Continue reading

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This time last year…

I was preparing to do a major revamp on the shed and compost bin area.  I did it early in October and a year on I’m pleased to say that I’ve not had to make any further adjustments or changes. … Continue reading

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Autumn has arrived

At home on the windowsill the pot marigold Oopsy Daisy has been flowering continuously since early summer, and a week or so ago had a handful of flowers rather than just one or two. I’ll certainly be growing one again … Continue reading

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A Sunday selection…

of a few of my favourite flowers on the plot over the past week or so. I hope that you like them as much as I do. I was delighted to see that some white California poppies are flowering again. … Continue reading

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