beans growing in greetings cards

How to grow greetings cards from seed: part 2

I promised I would post a photo of my greetings-card runner-bean ‘pots’ when the beans grew, so here they are: The start of this curious use of unwanted greetings cards was documented in a previous post: https://nancyfarmer.wordpress.com/2012/05/07/how-to-grow-greetings-cards-from-seed/… And I have to admit that these may very well be the borlotti beans and not the runner beans after all. Most of the runner beans were actually grown in toilet rolls, which do not make such a pretty picture, but there is something quintessentially English about a row of runner beans in the back garden, so runner beans is what I wanted…

The Honey Thieves

Do flower fairies eat flowers?

According to the site stats, somebody found this blog today by googling “do flower fairies eat flowers?”. I am sorry to say they would not have received an answer from this blog, for it is indeed an excellent question, so much so that I feel it ought to be addressed! If they do eat flowers, of course, this leads me to wonder do they eat the flowers of their chosen plants? Because this might be a very serious problem for my poison flower fairies. A scan through more of the obscure search terms people have used to find this blog…