punch drunk

November 14, 2012 at 9:33 pm 3 comments

The only thing that thrived at the allotment this year was the one thing we dug out last Autumn.  Our cardoon reached about 7+ feet high again with lots of purple thistles on it.  At least the bees were happy – positively punch drunk in fact.  How this little fella ever flew back to the hive I don’t know!

Entry filed under: allotment tales.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Joanna  |  November 15, 2012 at 11:54 am

    love your photo and I love cardoons Xx

  • 2. Rufus  |  November 15, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    If that’s where he is doing some good,
    let him be e.

  • 3. Peggy Murray  |  November 23, 2012 at 10:53 pm

    Hi Nic, it is a stunning plant (weed) to have splashing colour in the autumn garden, and the bees will be eternally grateful!


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