If you’ve been following my blogs, you will know that earlier on in the year I had four raised beds built for the purpose of growing cut flowers. Towards the end of May, I started to plant these beds up so thought it would be useful to reflect on progress and what I’ve learnt so far. Dear Santa, please can I have a Greenhouse for Christmas. Because I don’t currently have a greenhouse, at the start of…June 18, 2020
The weather is looking up and there appears to be no chance of a frost (all being well) on the horizon, so the time has come to plant up! Here’s my step by step guide on the all-important how-to. Preparing the soil – It’s so important that the soil is the right consistency. Make sure you dig, rake and remove any large stones. I then take an additional step of removing a thin layer…May 21, 2020
I have to admit that when I first decided to grow cut flowers, I got rather carried away with the ‘deciding what to grow’ and ‘buying seeds and bulbs’ parts of the process. It took me until January to realise that I hadn’t actually decided where I should plant them! I knew roughly where I wanted it all to happen, but as I started to read up on it, I realised how many additional factors I needed to take into account. My original plan of sowing some…April 3, 2020
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