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Tigridia pavonia As some readers will know I am a seedaholic – I love the thrill  of growing plants from seed.  To feed my addiction I order seeds each  year through the Cottage Garden Society  seed distribution scheme and in the last two years also  through the Hardy Plant Society scheme.   I  understand the RHS  also have a scheme but so far I have resisted as I think it may be one  step… Read More

 At last the Heurchera seeds that I sowed in the greenhouse on the 5th January have started to germinate.  I would include a photo but they are so small you wouldnt be able to see them!  Spring is trying to arrive – I have daffodils and primulas flowering in the garden although some of the daffs are only just appearing above ground. I sorted through my seeds and scared myself with how… Read More