Nasturtiums Flowering In Vegetable Garden

I recently planted some nasturtium seeds purchased for a mere 19p, a bargain. I was delighted when the seeds germinated and produced lovely plants with beautiful flowers. The nasturtiums are now flowering and they provide a splash of colour in the veg garden. Nasturtium leaves and flowers can be eaten. They can be added to … Read more

Sowing Flower Seeds 2009

On Sunday I decided to sow some flower seeds. I have sown the following flower seeds: Alyssum – Carpet Snow – Hardy Annual. Delphinium – Pacific Giants Mixed – Hardy Perennial. Lobelia – Crystal Place – Half Hardy Annual. Nasturtium – Tom Thumb Mixed – Hardy Annual. Dahlia – Dwarf Double Mixed – Half Hardy … Read more

Sweetpeas Flowering

I did a seed swop with Lucy @ Smallest Smallholding (thanks Lucy) and one of the seed varieties she sent me were sweetpea. Sweetpeas always remind me of my Grandparents and particularly my Grandad who always had sweetpeas growing at the cottage they lived in when I was growing up.   pink sweetpeasI love the colours and … Read more

Fresh Flowers From The Garden

Fresh flowers from the garden are a lovely addition to your home as they bring a little bit of the outdoors inside. I have been inspired by Fiona from The Cottage Smallholder to have fresh flowers from the garden in my house, so thanks Fiona. This little vase of fresh flowers has fragrant hyacinths, petite … Read more