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Flowering out of season

Posted: 14/09/2013 at 11:16

Anyone else have plants flowering now that shouldn't be? 

Garden yesterday had Choisya going for a 2nd flush and not just a few was covered. 

Have also seen weigelas flowering again and my wild strawberries are fruiting again! Not complaining had some on my breakfast 

What to do with your produce

Posted: 14/09/2013 at 11:11

Damsons nearly ready. Damson cheese is the best! Can never make enough jars to last until the following year gets eaten too quickly.

Late May wedding

Posted: 14/09/2013 at 11:00

LOL James. I do love things that are a little unusual. Can't promise not to show more I am an addict you know 

Late May wedding

Posted: 14/09/2013 at 10:31

Don't you just love weddings  

I did something similiar for a friends wedding using glass tumblers rather than milk bottles. Put a little bit of blue food colouring in the water which worked quite well.

What flowers is soooo hard tho. especially with the weather we have had in the last two years. Who knows what we will get! 

Cornflowers should be a pretty safe bet for the blue and would look so pretty with the cow parsley Dove mentioned. Those with some tulips would be perfect. You could grow yellow, white and Green Star tulips for variation in the bottles. This is Green Star...

 From J Parker bulbs


Weed/Plant ID please

Posted: 14/09/2013 at 10:04

Dove you poor thing! Nut skin off the eyelids?!!!!! 


Posted: 14/09/2013 at 09:46

Verdun you do make me chuckle. Angels playing harps I can believe but the rest of it?!    

Morning all.

Was sunny this morning, after very heavy rain last night, all night, but clouding over again and looks like more rain  Why smiley? Cos I don't have to work in it and all the plants are happy!!!!! 

To do, paperwork, sort seeds to send, go visit people.

Checked damson tree this morning. Nearly ready. Think next week will be damson jelly time my mouth is already watering at the thought  

Dove that sounds terrible. Glad you got it sorted but does make you wonder how many people just accept things and don't complain. Have to admit ours here seem pretty good.

Are you heading my way to see parents?

What to do with your produce

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 23:15

I ate a load of my customers plums today lol. Never even got one home scoffed the lot in the 15 minutes it took me to get back  The perks of the job eh.

Didn't think of chutney...thanks Paula. 

nettle feed

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 22:43

Rocoll would the seed still be viable after a few weeks in water? I want to do nettle and comfrey but was wandering about the seeds

seed share

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 22:40

Want some hadspen blood James? I didnt get many but could split what I did get between you and Diddy.

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