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First day of Spring

Don’t you just love this time of year? The days are getting warmer, wild flowers are out in abundance and the seedlings …

An August update

Sowing winter crops It’s been a while since the last post but it’s been so hot for weeks now that gardening happens …

Ready in a jiffy

My pal Colleen brought me a present. It was a bag of Jiffy Coco pellets. They are for growing seeds in and …

More sowing

We have the bluest, brightest, clearest sky today. It’s one of those beautiful spring days that fiils me with hope and just …

An odd start to the year

January was marked by being wet and mild. This is our first winter here, so I don’t know if it is usual …

Higgledy Garden – again

I can’t bear to buy flower seeds from anywhere else, when the lovely Ben from Higgledy Garden takes such care. He sends my seeds …

Seed collection No 2 – Physalis

Our edible physalis, Physalis peruviana, or Inca Berries, have been delicious this year. The plants are so strong I wondered if they could be …

Seed collection No 1 – Shungiku

 Just harvested a couple of packets of chop suey greens seeds (Chrysanthemum coronarium). They were excellent this year – we had dozens …

Higgledy Garden dot com

Higgledy Garden is one of my favourite places to buy seeds. Ben wraps them up, writes on them by hand and encloses …