June round up

The dry spell has finally come to and end and the garden heaved a sigh of relief in the rain.  Its been hard work keeping everything alive through this Spring, and I wish all the new ‘lockdown gardeners’ knew that it isn’t usually this difficult and hope they don’t get too disheartened.  The break in … Continue reading June round up

Growing Meconopsis from seed

I’m lucky enough to have my Himalayan blue poppies in flower at the moment. I say ‘lucky’ as they are temperamental beauties with no guarantees.  This year I’ve been honoured with a good show of flowers and a more buds on the way. Meconopis, the blue Himalyan poppy, is a truly beautiful flower.  I can’t … Continue reading Growing Meconopsis from seed