Hello and welcome to Flower power which I started as I love flowers.
On my allotment I find space to grow lots of them including californian poppies, cosmos, love in a mist, nasturtiums, poached egg plants, pot marigolds, sunflowers and sweet peas.
All these are important for bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects which is another good reason why flowers should be grown alongside vegetables on the allotment or in the garden.
Hey everyone,Its nice to be back in the country in time for snow! Things have changed around here- new logo and background, no Gillian!Anyway, my garden reacted to the warm weather over Christmas and…Continue
Has anyone put their dahlias out yet - mine are still in the greenhouse and are over a foot tall now. I haven't hardened them off yet as the winds have been too strong and I am afraid that even in a…Continue
]BLACKSPOTI almost certainly jinxing myself but I wanted to say that I seem to have arrested the spread of blackspot on my roses so far this year.About a month back when I noticed my first marks on…Continue
At this time of year I always feel quite sad when I have to start pulling out plants that have gone over. This morning it was the wallflower's turn. I grew them from seed and they got through the…Continue