Galanthus ‘Dionysus’

As we have finally been blessed with some good weather with warmer temperatures, the bulbs are emerging. This is a new snowdrop for me, that I planted last year, Galanthus ‘Dionysus’. It’s a pretty double with distinct green markings, that …

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Plant mage

My addiction to plants isn’t exactly unknown (you don’t say, they cry). A couple of months ago over on Mastodon, author Vicorva called me a ‘plant mage’. That rather tickled me. Then she wrote a #microfiction about a plant mage …

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Pumpkin harvest 2020

With the nights drawing in and the chances of frost increasing, I decided to harvest the few pumpkins that grew this year. Given a lackluster summer, I actually feel I’ve done pretty well. In particular, the Sibley Squash, below, from …

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Tulip fever

It’s tulip flowering time and oh gosh, do I particularly have tulip fever this year. I only have a few cultivars in my front and back gardens, but they are looking fabulous and I’m feeling that maybe I need some …

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