Monthly Archives: February 2011

Flouting the “rules” to see what will happen

In previous years I have studiously followed the instructions on seed packets regarding the correct time to sow seeds.  This year I seem to be throwing caution and last year’s seed packets to the wind and starting things off really … Continue reading

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Taking nature’s cue to sow the first seeds of 2011

The earliest signs of new life are so so welcome at this time of year.  I have been peering anxiously at the bed where I planted snowdrops last spring and think that some may be starting to appear.  The crocuses in … Continue reading

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