sara | July 1, 2009
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 them [...]
sara | March 25, 2008
Soilman kindly sent me some lily seeds (lilium regale) last year and I have recently planted the seeds following Soilman’s excellent instructions.
I have never grown lilies from seed so I look forward to seeing the results. I have just read on Soilman’s site that his seeds have germinated. I am going to head out to [...]
sara | March 9, 2008
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:
Purple sprouting broccoli.
In the next few days I will be sowing the following seeds:
Dwarf French Beans.
Italian Flat Leaf Parsley.
I will post some photos later.
What seeds [...]
sara | December 13, 2007
Lucy from Smallest Smallholding sent me some seeds in the post a while ago. So thank you Lucy.
I was sent Sweetpea and Hollyhocks which I look forward to planting. I have tried to grow sweetpea before and produced a few but I have always been late with my seed sowing. I have never grown hollyhocks [...]
sara | August 26, 2007
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) – Rockery pink. White [...]