Although there was plenty of welcome rain during last week I still managed to spend three mornings pottering and sowing.
Most of the daffodils have now finished but these ones in a pot have only just started flowering as I didn’t plant them until the end of last year. Later in the year I shall replant them out on the plot.
There are some narcissus including these white ones Silver Chimes which have at least a handful of flowers on each stem.
I don’t grow many tulips but do have two groups of these colourful dwarf red ones Couleur Cardinal.
I spent yesterday morning sowing vegetables and flowers. I sowed short, three foot, rows of beetroot Detroit 2 and Golden, mixed salad leaves, spring onion Ishikura and a longer row of leaf beet Rainbow Chard.
I sowed sweet peas Kings High Scent and Spencer Waved Mixed which will grow up the wigwam of eight six-foot bamboo canes that I put up.
A packet of wildflower seeds, along with some chichory(cichorium intybus), was sown in the area around the log pile that I had cleared and prepared some weeks ago.
Tomorrow I hope to be sowing more flowers including calendula/pot marigolds, nasturtiums and a packet pot luck mix, mostly annuals, that I’ve been given, which should be fun identifying as they germinate and grow.
Have a good week!
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