Now, before I start, I don’t mean the excellent Dinah Washington song… Last week I was lamenting on my Amaryllis’ being so very late to start… Well… Look at them now! Much better! Lots of new growth pushing up, no sign of a flower head yet though… Give them some time, with them being so far…… Continue reading What A Difference A Week Made
In October last year I chopped down my Amaryllis, wrapped it up and put it to sleep. Just after Christmas I started checking up on it to see if it was pushing up yet. Nothing… About a month ago I started to get a little concerned that it still wasn’t showing any signs. So… fast…… Continue reading Amaryllis Broken?
After thinking that I wouldn’t be able to get out into the garden yesterday, the skies decided to clear around midday and give me some sunshine, so I managed to get some plants, long overdue, into the ground. I got most of Tuesdays purchases into the ground. I also managed to get the stuff I…… Continue reading Planting Out… Finally.
On Tuesday the missus had a day off from work, so being the ultimate romantics we are, we decided to go to one of the local garden centres. This was a garden centre we have been to before, but I wasn’t really impressed with. To be honest, the plants were a bit worse for wear…… Continue reading Bulb Bonanza!
Yesterday, I posted a Wordless Wednesday that showed how I had battered my grass in obvious tracks. One path was to the bird feeder and the other was to the pond. The reason for the latter is that I have been doing a lot of work on the pond this winter, what with it having a…… Continue reading Setting Up The Aquaponics