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My little patch of Wild Flowers Part 3.


Just a little blog to update you on my young Granddaughters Wild Flower garden.
I am so chuffed for her, and truthfully, chuffed for myself too.
She has succeeded in growing so many varieties that I’ve had trouble growing. lol.
For years I have tried to grow Cornflowers, and she has done it, first time she has tried, which I am thrilled about as they are the National flower of my late Father-in-Laws country, and every day she checks them to make sure they are still growing, and reminds me that they are ‘Papas’ flowers. :o)
I hope you enjoy browsing her garden patch, and the beautiful colours and varieties that she has…

This is a closeup of one of her Poppies, which I have never been successful growing. Now thanks to her, I have a selection of them. Big and small, and all different colours.

Thought I would show you, that I am not totally useless in the garden, so took a pic of my beautiful Clematis……

….and a pic of what I dug up for tea, while Granddaughter was tending ‘her’ patch. lol.

The white ones are International Kidney, and the red ones are ‘Apache’.
Neither of which I have grown before, so didn’t know what they were going to be like.
Only problem with them was, that although they were delicious, I had to watch them boiling, as they were tending to break up and go into the water, and I don’t know why.
Hope you’ve enjoyed browsing. :o)

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Such a pretty varieties she has and colours those poppies are gorgeous and cornflowers she has done well tell her a proper little gardener.

Lovely clematis and shame about the pots, some varieties do go to mush.

21 Jul, 2011


Well done to your grand daughter with the wild flower garden... and your potatoes look good too :o)))

21 Jul, 2011


Those wild flowers are a real treat Linda.Well done to your grandaughter, tell her she is very clever. I have noticed that pots go to near mash too, dont boil them for too long or too fast maybe!

21 Jul, 2011


Congratulations to your young Granddaughter on a lovely selection of wild flowers ... she's obviously a green-fingered girl! Try steaming your lovely spuds rather than boiling them ... keeps the flavour in too ... : o ))

21 Jul, 2011


how i love wild flowers and gardens ............ simply the best

21 Jul, 2011


Thankyou Sixpence;
I love the pretty mix that I have. :o)

Thankyou TT;
Granddaughter did very well, considering I only gave her the box to scatter, so I could have some peace myself. lol. :o)

Thankyou Grandmage;
She has done well. The insects love them.
I had the pots on boiling, and when I noticed they were like, 'splitting', I turned them right down to a low simmer. As they started going more watery, I took them off and strained them, but although they were lovely tasting, one or two of them, still had firm centres. :o)

Thankyou Shirley;
Yes, she definately has greenfingers.
Will steam the pots next time, and see if that makes a difference to them.
My Daughter was trying to think, had I watered them too much, or not enough,or were they meant to go like it...... :o)

PS!!! Will pass on all your lovely comments to my Granddaughter. Thankyou again. :o)

21 Jul, 2011


Thankyou Cristina;
Hope your dairyair is better. lol.
Love the wildflowers myself, and the selection that has come up, are so pretty, and there are still more differtent ones growing. :o)

21 Jul, 2011

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