Flower of the Month

Flower of the Month

Flower of the month February

February started off slowly but picked up speed with the warm sunny days. The Mallow sown outside have sprung into life and will soon catch the indoor ones up. The outside Yellow Rattle are starting to germinate as are the…

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Flower of the month January update

January update Signs of movement on the germination front the Mallow seeds sown in a new plug plant propagator have started to germinate in the potting shed. Which is kept at about 5 degrees just to keep my summer plants…

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Flowers of the month

  This year I am making Flower of the month different I will be writing about the wildflowers  I am trying to grow. these will be plug plants for 2 projects I am involved with this year. They will be…

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Wild Flower of the month July

Teasel Dipsacus fullonum                                      Wild Teasel is a native, stiff, biennial herb, growing up to 3m the small flowers are in a flower-head…

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Flower of the month MAY

    Herb-robert   Geranium robertianum Herb-Robert is a type of crane’s-bill that is found in a variety of habitats including woodland, hedgerows, rocky or exposed areas, scree slopes and coastal areas. Look for it in areas of shade away from…

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Flower of the Month – April

Garlic Mustard – Alliaria petiolata   Alliaria petiolata is a biennial flowering plant in the Mustard family, It is native to Europe In the first year of growth, plants form clumps of round shaped, slightly wrinkled leaves, that when crushed smell like…

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Flower of the Month – March

    WILD FLOWER OF THE MONTH Wood Anemone –Anemone newmorosa  There is no lovelier sight in a leafless wood is carpets of white star-like flowers ushering in spring. Wood Anemone flowers are solitary on a slender stem above a…

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