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This mystery plant

One of the annual flowers I grow is nigella damascena (Love-in-a-Mist).  I sowed some seeds this week where I’d cleared away the dead crocus, daffodil and tulip foliage.  It self-seeds around and flowers have appeared  through the now almost finished … Continue reading

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The other rose…

on the plot I bought as an Iceberg, but didn’t flower the first two years so I moved it following which it reverted to a dog rose.  It does well where it is and flowers profusely, although the simple white … Continue reading

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Mum’s rose…

is what I call the rose Pretty Lady, which is now in full bloom.  She loved her garden and roses were her favourite flowers, with a preference for simpler forms and pastel shades. It now starts flowering several weeks earlier … Continue reading

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A widespread frost

Not only was it a chilly week but there was also a widespread frost a couple of nights which badly hit the potato foliage.  Thankfully it will regrow, and just sets them back a couple of weeks or so.  I was … Continue reading

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Tree following, May 2020

Liz –  Here in Lexington, Kentucky the weather has been like a roller-coaster over the past few weeks. I took these pictures of the White Oak early this month which show hopeful green leaves and young, shriveled brown ones nipped … Continue reading

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It looks like I’ll…

be mostly marking time at the plot this coming week as the weather is forecast to be chilly, dull and windy for a few days.  I have sweet corn and tomato plants at home that I want to move there … Continue reading

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All the flower seeds…

have now been sown except the nigella/Love-in-a-Mist. I will sow these where the crocuses and daffodils are once the foliage for these has died back and been cleared. There are plenty of seedlings already showing such as sunflowers like this … Continue reading

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