Is it possible for your passion flower to bloom in its first year?

I spent a lot of time Googling this question without getting a straight answer. Why did I want to know? I ordered some American Passion Flower seeds from Richters in January, after realizing that the previous year I had grown Passion Fruit (seeds also from Richters) with the hopes of having passion flowers, but ended ...

Cycling through Provence – Day 3

It was a tough day today because of the heat, but the vistas were wonderful! Our day started with a shuttle ride to Robion, where we discussed today's ride at a small cafe. The sun was already quite hot and we were rolling out the patio umbrellas. The first four kilometers were ok with a ...

Mystery of the hole punched leaves solved

My no longer fruit producing Alpine strawberry plant remains on the potting table. The leaves have been yellowing, so I fertilized it a few weeks ago, and the leaf colour is slowly improving. What remained a big mystery for many weeks, maybe even over a month, has been the hole-punched leaves. I had posted a ...