Monthly Archives: March 2015

A blustery day

A blustery day here and the pots of bulbs have been moved back into a sheltered corner to try and prevent the opening flowers being bruised and damaged.         Meanwhile the flower buds I picked on Saturday … Continue reading

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March is an equinoctial month.

March is an equinoctial month. Windy and calm in equal portions. It has come in like a lion this year with┬ástrong damaging winds ┬áso the pots of bulbs have been moved into a sheltered position and huddled together like penguins … Continue reading

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Things are certainly moving on.

Well things are certainly moving on. Peeping Tom and Velocity, two Cyclamineus cultivars are now in flower in the garden and may still be good show blooms by the end of the month. However the Caley Tulips and the lone … Continue reading

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A windy and sunny day and at last not too cold on the allotment

With raised beds, we work on a no-dig policy both to preserve the soil structure and save us work but the soil does become compacted over time. With the rotation, the bed for potatoes is always double dug but this … Continue reading

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