Category Archives: Flighty’s plot
The weather has been unsettled, and rather wet, at times this week so I’ve not done much plotting. The cosmos are still putting on a wonderful show but apart from the yellow Xanthos are over five feet high which is … Continue reading
Twinkling Stars is the name that I gave to the aster pringlei Monte Cassino that I had on the plot until mid-last year. Sadly I then found that the roots had rotted in soggy ground and it was dead. I was … Continue reading
Liz’s Tulip poplar in her garden over in Lexington, Kentucky continues to grow taller and is now around twelve feet high. Despite the time of year, and a recent lack of rain, the uniquely shaped glossy green leaves show little sign … Continue reading
along the allotment site fence line this morning where there’s ivy flowering. It was buzzing with bees and I was pleased to also see several Red Admiral butterflies. Back in August I sowed some Nigella/Love-in-a-mist seeds which are now showing … Continue reading
I had a quick look round the plot this morning before going on to the horticultural society trading shed where I was officially on duty. The rose Pretty Lady is still flowering with a few blooms like this one. It’s … Continue reading
and to celebrate it here’s the poem The Gardener’s Hymn by Barbara Robinson. Have a good weekend!