By about 1610 tulip mania reached frenzied heights. A single bulb of a new variety was acceptable as dowry for a bride, and a flourishing brewery in France was exchanged for one bulb of the variety Tulipe Brasserie.
25th March 2021 Here’s a look back to July 2020. I have a central area on the patio which changes in appearance regularly. In it
I think it’s very strange that the name of certain plants just keep getting forgotten, lost in that back left corner of my brain. That corner must be nearly full by now, and refuses to give up its secrets!
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to one ald all, at home and abroad. Éirinn Go Brách!
This week there’s beer and changed plans (not connected), frost and fun. Grab a coffee, put on your glasses and be open to a bit of mild garden fun.
I’ve been kept busy caring for my seedlings and I’ve a path worn from the propagator in the utility room to the glasshouse. It was also a week for some good cycling, albeit in circles within my 5km zone.