Now that we are half way through the year and half way through the RHS Garden and Flower shows I would like to talk about the show that I went to recently. I was able to make it to the Friday RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival. Last year I went to the same show and … Continue reading A Plastic-free RHS Garden Show (?)
Last week it was freezing and I did not feel like taking any pictures as I felt like the garden was at a stand still. I still feel this way but we can’t always have the perfect spring/summer garden or we would never enjoy the bulbs. In temperate climates, sometimes I had to put tulip … Continue reading Six on Saturday: Nothing going on (Questions)
Although this heat wave seems never-ending and the damage to leaves and plants from the harsh sun may look like you need to water more – check to see if the damage is not something lurking underside of the leaves. I have a couple of plants I thought were lacking water but since I thought … Continue reading Spider mites
Question was answered: I just went into the front yard and saw this; turns out it was an Allium – medium size – don’t know which one but pretty all the same. Continue reading For those playing at home
Yesterday my friend was told that no one could help her on the plot when she was not there as it was considered trespassing. This seems problematic to me as you cannot divide your time between two people; if she cannot make it for two weeks that means nothing gets done until she can come. … Continue reading Small problem, Big plan.
Here are a few updates from projects I have been cultivating (pun intended) These are the sweet potato slips (Update! Experiments in (sweet) potato) growing under lights in the office. They are growing along quite slowly which I think is fine as it is cold outside and they will only be planted out when it … Continue reading Updates and a weird pumpkin
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