Category Archives: Flighty’s plot

Three on the plot

I like periwinkle (vinca major) and it grows well, even rampantly, outside at home.  I’ve tried transplanting some to the plot a couple of times  but without much success.  However there’s  a small bit tucked away by the log pile … Continue reading

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I’ve had another good week…

plotting, again doing all I wanted to do including hoeing, weeding and rough-cutting the grass path edges all round. It’s always good to see the poached egg plant (limnanthes douglasii) flowers, and  I sowed some more recently, including the all … Continue reading

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It’s not often that…

I get to do some plotting every weekday morning as I did last week. Not only that but I was also pleased that I did all I wanted to do and more besides, which certainly doesn’t happen very often. I’ve … Continue reading

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Tree following, May 2018

Liz, over in Lexington, Kentucky, isn’t doing an update on the black walnut this month as she has been rather busy recently, including preparing for a plant sale and keeping tabs on her wayward puppy Sophie. On the allotment site … Continue reading

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Seeds, ponds and flowers

During last week online friend Louise very kindly asked if I would like some seeds.  I said yes please to some white Sweet Rocket (hesperis matronalis), which is a traditional Cottage Garden plant.  I received them yesterday along with a … Continue reading

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This week has alternated…

between wet, windy days and sunny, warmer ones.  This morning saw a slight frost but thankfully the grapevine, hydrangea and potato foliage are all okay.        At home I’m down to these last two stored onions, and will … Continue reading

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It’s the end of April,

and the plot looks like this. As you can see the flower patch is covered with Flighty’s favourites pot marigold seedlings, which have self-seeded from last year. Not visible in the above picture are the comfry and raspberry plants all … Continue reading

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