Posted: 26/08/2012 at 16:48
Just got back from the garden centre, been looking for tulip bulbs. Didn't find anything at the first one, but then my OH remembered there is a J Parker, Garden centre/ nursery just a few miles further on. It used to belong to a Dutch man who I think has now retired and J Parkers have taken over. He always had a great selection of bulbs, so we thought we would try there. Well, it's like an Aladdin's cave of goodies, bulbs of every description, Daffs, Tulips, in fact just about everything, except the one I had gone for." Too early" we were told," we are only just getting Tulips in." I think every other variety of tulip was there except Prinses Irene.(Well perhaps not every one), but I still managed to spend quite a few pounds on things I didn't know I wanted.
Will now have to go back in mid September
We are having pork steaks and chicken, marinaded in garlic, olive oil, lemon and thyme, with of course beans, carrots and some sort of potatoes for tea tonight..