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Poppy Progress!

Back in May I wrote a post, Poppies are easy to grow, they say! As I mentioned, we have failed to successfully grow poppies naturally. Just the one plant last year despite scattering many, many seeds! Whilst poppies don’t like

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Poppies are easy to grow, they say!

Poppies come in a vast variety of sizes, shapes and colour and are annual, biennial or perennial. So many to choose from, personally I love the large purple ones. Probably the best known poppy is the bright red-flowered corn poppy; a world

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Bloomin’ Glorious!

I love this time of year, plants and trees are coming to life and we already have numerous plants providing a beautiful display of colour. One of my favourites is this climbing rose called Rosa Guinee, bred in 1938 by Charles Mallerin.

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Flower borders

  We think it’s really important to have a border of flowers to attract butterflies, bee and other pollinating insects. Here are some of the plants we have in our flower borders. Rozanne – Geranium The geranium ‘Rozanne’ was announced

Posted in Allotment Journal, Flowers
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