hoeing, planting, sowing and weeding almost every morning for the past couple of weeks.
There’s now new growth on the grapevine.
I’ve sown plenty of flower and vegetable seeds which I won’t list here but will mention them once they start appearing.
Unfortunately the white perennial cornflowers (centaurea montana alba) that I planted last autumn look to have rotted in the soggy soil. I’ve dug them all up and potted the few that still had roots on in the hope that they’ll still grow.
Working on the plot yesterday morning I heard an unfamiliar sploshing sound, which much to my surprise was a starling bathing in the dustbin lid pond. It flew from there to perch on top of the nearby bamboo cane wigwam fluttered it’s wings then flew back to the pond and did the same twice more before flying off. Seeing that definitely made my week!
Happy gardening, and have a good Easter weekend!
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