Six on Saturday: Questions

The garden is no longer in snow but is now flooded instead but plant-like things are fighting through the weather in the belief that it is actually spring. Continue reading Six on Saturday: Questions

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Tiger Nuts

Today I planted some Tiger Nuts – they go by many different names but that is the name I bought them under. They are known as yellow sedge grass (or earth almond; chufa; nut sedge; or nut grass)  and there is some debate as to whether the cultivated type is the same is the ‘worst … Continue reading Tiger Nuts

Hand pollination

This weekend it snowed again – a return of the snow meant that my hardening off was put back yet again. It also means that plants I sowed at the start of the year, that I was expecting to get into the garden soon, are not in the garden and are starting to bloom. Also … Continue reading Hand pollination