Hosta division

We divided the Hosta’s from the deck pot into 2 larger and 2 smaller plants today, and recovered a small piece of Hosta from the pot that contained Joan’s plant. We now have two deck pots, one also containg Joan’s Hosta, and the cistern, which has the 2 smaller plants. THe RHS propagation book was … Read more

April planting

We planted seeds due for April or May planting: Sweet Pea ‘Singing the Blues’, Foxglove ‘Excelsior hybrids’, Viola ‘Venus mixed’, Tagetes ‘Lemon Gem’, Livingstone Daisy ‘mix’, Nasturtium ‘Alaska mixed’, Zinnia ‘Early Wonder mixed’, Hellebore ‘Winter Angels’ (white) – yard sale, Foxglove – yard sale We also potted on the Californian poppies

Spring bloom

The clematis flowers are budding, the shrubs by the deck are bursting into leaf, and the Forsythia is in flower. The crocuses by the workshop were wide open today in the spring sunshine. A beautiful narcissus is in bloom by the bird bath, and all the hyacinths are out along by the path near the … Read more