when plants get too big they obstruct access to meters!, marrow and zucchini
After a long a tedious winter, we have a few mild days on tap and no sign of another arctic blast (thought it is still too early to say they will not arrive). While all the weather was going on outside, I was growing indoors. The first seedlings were set in mid January and transplanted to individual pots by mid February. This past few days they have been placed outside for a few hours to get them used to wind and natural sunshine. They are now big enough to go into the garden!!
Last week I spent making raised beds and filling them with compost and one of the beds are just 4 foot square and is intended to be used as a cold frame for early and late vegetables. This is where the first graduating seedlings are going to be set.
With Christmas and the shortest day behind us, I am now concentrating on the future growing season. My immediate focus is on raised beds. One is already made but I need to get a few more sorted before a delivery … Continue reading
Today was a great day in the garden – nice cool temps and cloudy to start. I bought several chrysanthemums earlier in the week that needed to be put into the ground, as well as 3 new hellebores that arrived … Continue reading
Sunday was warm and muggy but cool enough in the morning that I could get out and tidy some of the back garden. Himself came to help. Sometimes husbands and kids are more of a hinderance to keeping the garden tidy, … Continue reading