The cut flower beds in November

As is to be expected the production of cut flowers is in dramatic decline; I am beginning to look with more interest at the evergreen shrubs, fruits, berries and seed-heads to supply fresh material for my vases. Continue reading

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The cut flower beds at the end of June

At last here is my post reviewing the cut flower beds.  almost everything I sowed during the winter is flowering now so I have flowers dotted all around the house and in the last week I have been able to give away four full bouquets; this is bounty I would never have dreamed of a couple of years ago. Continue reading

The cut flower beds – June

I thought I had written about the cut flowers beds in May but checking back I only wrote about growing perennials from seed.  It was April 28th when I last wrote about the cut flowers and as you can imagine they have grown hugely since then despite some cold nights the soil is warm and with lots of rain you can almost watch some things grow. Continue reading