Fragrant, pure white, single flowers 9cm wide open in summer and autumn
Plant Focus: Peony
In Japan they represent good fortune as well as a righteous and noble spirit.
Week Twenty-eight – One Day At A Time
“Herbs in fish boxes…….Tatties……….Mixed veg. & Salad leaves……And in among them all…….Poppies!………High summer in the veg patch……..”
And They Send You Nice Things Too!
“As someone in ‘Alice’ advised, I’ll begin at the beginning, go on to the end, then stop. “
Plant Focus: Snow-in-Summer
Snow-in-summer is a fantastic plant for covering large areas including overhanging walls and slopes.
Hurrah For Earthworms!!! Or – The Return of the Native.
“We’re seeing worm casts in the grass too – so they are enriching the soil, right through the garden.”
Robotic Mowers: Aye or Naw?
“So what does a hedgehog do when, snuffling across a lawn for worms, it meets a robotic mower? Most wildlife will run/fly away if it can. But the hedgehog?” Hugh Warwick
National Gardening Week 2021
National Gardening week which will run from tomorrow 26th April until 2nd May 2021.
Week Sixteen – One Day At A Time
“April the Seventeenth…………… What it is to have good neighbours”
More Nature Notes
“Nature surprises me, again and again. “