Gardening – Potting On Lupin & Courgette Plants

Yesterday I did a spot of gardening whilst we have this spell of glorious weather. I had sown lupin and courgette seeds ages ago and hadn’t potted them on so I finally go around to it. I now have 8 courgette plants in pots and when they get a little more established I will put … Read more Gardening – Potting On Lupin & Courgette Plants

Sowing Seeds – Green Thumb Sunday

I have been busy trying to keep on top of sowing seeds at the correct time of year. Currently I have the following seeds germinating in the greenhouse: Sweetpeas. Broad beans. Summer radish. Marigolds. Spinach. Spinach beet. Lilium regale. Purple sprouting broccoli. In the next few days I will be sowing the following seeds: Rudbeckia. … Read more Sowing Seeds – Green Thumb Sunday

Seed Collecting – Green Thumb Sunday

Last year I started collecting seeds from my garden and have successfully grown sunflowers, marigolds¬†and aquilegia from my own seeds. Over the last couple of weeks I have been busy collecting more seeds. I have collected the seeds of the following plants; Aquilegia (latin name) – Columbine. Purple and Pink varieties. Dianthus (latin name) – … Read more Seed Collecting – Green Thumb Sunday