Cider Gum seedling and successful germination of other tree seeds

With considerable skepticism I announce the germination of a Eucalyptus genii and that we have a cider gum seedling! If I’m right, and I am Never Wrong, we have successfully germinated a Cider Gum (Eucalyptus genii) seed and raised a Cider Gum seedling. The trick to germinating them is in making the seeds experience their … Read more Cider Gum seedling and successful germination of other tree seeds

October garden at Sheepskin Towers – in photos

Dartmoor sheepskins garden Dartmoor sheepskins garden is in beautiful colour at this time of year. Here at Sheepskin Towers we love colour, that’s why we sell really cheerful natural dye! We also know the value of being outdoors, here’s our favourite photos from our October garden​. Check out our guide to growing Topia here Check … Read more October garden at Sheepskin Towers – in photos

Small is beautiful – bonsai sunflower!

In an act of untrammeled laziness, I failed to get all the sunflowers planted out – this one become an unintentional bonsai, and is now in flower! You may remember me boasting about this really tall sunflower from the same pack of seeds, the only difference was the neglect shown to the tiny sunflower. Something … Read more Small is beautiful – bonsai sunflower!