Day 84: divide and conquer

Plant enthusiasts have a tendency to buy too many different plants, and not enough of them. It’s a phenomenon particularly marked soon after being bitten by the garden bug…

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Day 83: dahlia tubers

It’s time to start potting up dahlia tubers. Another of those wonderful, mindful tasks you can get lost in for a few hours…

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Day 82: grape hyacinth

Once you have muscari (grape hyacinth), you’re probably not getting rid of it, due to its enthusiasm for colonising areas by both self-division of its tiny bulbs and by seed…

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