It wasn’t the best of starts to June as on Monday night and right through Tuesday it was very windy for much of the time. Thankfully when I looked round yesterday all was okay. I was especially relieved that the rose Pretty Lady hadn’t suffered as it’s now in full bloom.
The dogwood (cornus alba …?…) is also in full flower and buzzing with bees.
The beans, dwarf French and runner, and sweet corn that I sowed at the beginning of last week are starting to appear. And weeding through the pot marigolds I can see lots of buds nestling in the leaves.
More love-in-a-mist-flowers are appearing including white ones, and some of the potatoes are flowering.
There are at least a dozen flower buds on the oriental poppy which, given a bit of warm sunshine, should start flowering in the next few days.
Next week I hope to harden off then plant out the cucumbers and tomatoes, providing the weather is okay and night time temperatures stay in double figures centigrade.
Happy gardening, and have a good weekend!
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