Eager and organized gardeners have been collecting seeds for months now, saving pods and capsules from bulbs, perennials, annuals and bulbs as they ripened, or letting them get mushy (tomatoes) or go to seed without deadheading (lupins, alliums) to collect seeds. Other gardeners (ie me) forget, can’t be bothered, procrastinate until it’s too late, or, […]
I learned a new way to propagate daylilies!
Honeybees! Such a welcome sight!
Foxgloves for Day Seven of A Week of Flowers
I really love crocuses – or Croci , if you prefer. Big ones, small ones, white ones, orange ones, purple ones…white and purple ones…Bees love them too, and they’re one of the earliest bloomers in my garden (starting just as the snowdrops end, and before daffodils etc start) so I think they’re a wonderful addition […]
Zinnias fill a vase of cut flowers this week.
Three diminutive flowering onions – Alliums – for the summer garden.
Let’s share things from the ‘Positive Real World’ today – first weekend of Spring.
I’m writing this on Friday night (October 4) – we have a frost warning in place with an expected low of plus three degrees Celsius – feeling like minus one. If frost arrive it will be the earliest in many years – it’s usually a week away. I’ve already harvested tomatoes and herbs; the chard […]
Happy honey bees