My garden has a wonderful collection of the Taraxacum flower. image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/dandelions-spring-yellow-hill-3404750/ I think they are really beautiful. The bright yellow flowers brighten the garden on even the dullest day. image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/dandelion-pollen-nature-grass-3344544/ And the seed head must be one of the finest in the world. image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/nature-dandelion-macro-close-3092555/ So why is the dandelion…… Continue reading Why is the beautiful Taraxacum so despised?
Dandelions, dock leaves and stinging nettles
You may recall that in an earlier post I outlined my gardening plan for 2021. Ten days later, I’d made very little progress as I recorded here. This lack of progress continued over the Easter weekend. You may recall that just before Easter we had a couple of days of glorious sunshine so at least…… Continue reading Dandelions, dock leaves and stinging nettles
Two plants for a cheap and easy splash of summer colour.
I found a couple of half-used packets of seeds in the garage yesterday. And there was a nice empty space in one of the large containers at the side of the house. So, I just shoved the seeds in, gave them a dash of water and now I’ll sit back and wait for a splash…… Continue reading Two plants for a cheap and easy splash of summer colour.