Some time ago I removed the bulbs from the two planters then sowed some linaria and nemophila seeds. Sadly neither germinated so a couple of weeks ago I bought a handful gazania Sunny day plants to go in them. Colin, the horticultural society treasurer, also gave me some French marigolds to go with them. I planted those last Wednesday but by Monday they had been completely eaten by slugs and snails, and the gazanias aren’t looking too good either! Yesterday, as a last attempt, I transplanted some nasturtiums in the hope that they’ll survive.
Plot neighbour Joe’s cherry tree, which he completely nets to keep the birds off, is full of fruit this year. As always he kindly said to pick some which I’ve done. Having sorted and washed them I was putting them in a bowl when the post title came to mind. It’s actually a song from way back in 1931 but I like this 1967 Doris Day recording. Have a listen to the lyrics and I think you’ll agree that life is just a bowl of cherries.
Have a good weekend!