10 Comments

  1. Edible Flowers, Borage | Higgledy Garden
    June 21, 2011 @ 3:32 pm

    […] Calendula is blooming and the Malope Triffida Vulcan is also hot to […]

  2. Martine
    June 18, 2011 @ 10:00 am

    Great to see that both the rain and your good self are back. It isn’t too late to sow annuals though (or biennials), so pleeease don’t waste those beds! The weeds will only take over the bare soil if you don’t……….why not grab an opportunity for a bit more of a crop?

    • Ben
      June 18, 2011 @ 11:54 am

      thx Martine….I shall sow some more annuals and let you know how I get on. :)

  3. Jason
    June 18, 2011 @ 9:02 am

    Glad that the rain has returned to East Anglia and that things are starting to perk up; we’ve also had some down here in Kent over the past few days (yesterday especially so) and now the garden is looking lush, if somewhat swampy in parts (no pleasing some)!

    Some lovely looking borage you have there; are you growing both the blue and white varieties? And the calendual is wonderful, I too feel enlightened just looking at it, a lovely start to tmy morning.

    Jason.

    • Ben
      June 18, 2011 @ 11:55 am

      Yes…blue AND white…I’m down with the fashions my friend….are you growing the white?

      • Jason
        June 23, 2011 @ 3:55 pm

        Yeah, we have the white too. It seems to be something that people haven’t come across before as many are usually surprised to see it. All ‘adds value’ as they say.

  4. JW Blooms
    June 16, 2011 @ 11:43 am

    Similarly, I can’t get overexcited about calendula, but love the cornflowers and borage, and am happy you are over the drought – both in terms of the weather and your blog! x

    • Ben
      June 16, 2011 @ 6:19 pm

      unfortunately much of the damage of the drought has been done and is irreversible. A good deal of the beds turned to sand! …and have been left for this year.
      …but more rain today…all is good. :)

  5. Mo
    June 16, 2011 @ 7:19 am

    Beautiful Calendula but, unlike the Dalai Lama, my preference is the bluetiful Cornflower ;)

    • Ben
      June 16, 2011 @ 8:31 am

      Boom boom!