Cold wet spring delays planting early potatoes and onions

Finally got around to planting  4 rows of Charlotte early potatoes under fleece. Also planted 100 Sturon onion sets in five rows

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Planted a couple of Himalayan White Birch trees

We have extended our little birch copse with two Himalayan White Birch trees Betula utitis var. jacquemontii. They are quite mature standards so it remains to be seen whether they will take an thrive. We have done all the right things: lots of Rootgrow; a big hole, back-filled with compost rich soil mixture, lots of […]

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First early potatoes eaten

Our Cornish First Early potatoes, actually Pentland Javelin, are ready. We had a meal of them on Saturday 23rd

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Planted Burncoose Cornish Coastal boarder

Took days clearing the bank then about an hour to plant eight metres of boarder.               1 Armeria maritima ‘Splendens Perfecta’ 2 Santolina chamaecyparissus 3 Kniphofia ‘Little Maid’ 4 Anthemis cupaniana 5 Agapanthus ‘Rosewarne’ 6 Argyranthemum ‘Cornish Gold’ 7 Lavandula intermedia ‘Grosso’ 8 Centranthus ruber ‘Albus’ 9 Leucanthemum ‘Wirral […]

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Magnolia Stellata

The Magnolia Stellata is out!

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