Spring is definitely on its way, it’s very cold here just north of York this morning -4 degrees but mint plants still pushing through the soil. Makes us think of warmer times using mint with new potatoes, in bouquets of flowers, a typically English fragrance.   Read More

Bulb planting

A full Sunday planting bulbs, last of the narcissi in and some early tulips. Apricot delight, Christmas pearl, apricot beauty to name but a few. My first paperwhites narcissus are starting to flower, very early but so fragrant so don’t mind #Fragrantflowers #Locallygrown #Yorkshireflowers autumnal#sunshine #extrahour Read More

Hardy Annuals 

Busy day planting seeds with anticipation of what’s to come in 2018. Will they won’t they germinate. Trying different seeding compost, using heated propagation.  Lots to consider.  Read More