Yesterday morning I took a quick round in the rain. It’s all looking rather bedraggled, but surprising lush, as you can see here.
On closer inspection there are plenty of positive points.
The blackberry, raspberries and strawberries are showing plenty of healthy new growth and leaves. The latter also have lots of flowers. A week or so ago the comfrey hardly had leaves but look at it now.
The next time I’m on the plot I’ll be able to pick the first of the rhubarb stems. The carrots that I sowed in pots have germinated, and the old wire hanging baskets covering them have kept any wildlife at bay.
There are still just a few daffodils and tulips, and the first perennial cornflower has started to appear. The aquilegia flower stems are well up and the roses have lots of leaves. Flower seedlings are appearing all over the place.
Once my very wet plot dries out a bit, and it gets a bit warmer, I can get plotting again starting with sowing sunflower seeds and doing the interminable weeding.
Happy gardening, and have a good week!
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