Amaryllis Extravaganza! Iris Surprise!

That gap between early and late spring flowering is over and the whole garden is now going mad with growth from veg to flowers, and the clover in the lawn. It was more of a pause for breath really. The … Continue reading

Salsify – pretty, and pretty delicious

We grew some salsify last year for the first time, and yummy it was too. Some people thing it tastes a  little of oysters, hence its other name – oyster plant. I think it’s a more savoury alternative to parnsip, … Continue reading

The Green Hinge

Over the last couple of weeks the spring flowers have faded and although the garden is less colourful it is very green and surging with life. Including greenfly. I’ve resorted to my old trick of putting the seedlings and cuttings … Continue reading