The Courgettes are thriving but they’ve come under attack from blackfly, and the Rosemary has a beetle infestation.
The first Rose is flowering in the garden.
An experiment concludes with bare-root strawberries continuing to live up to their name.
I’m beginning to drool as the Courgette ‘Black Beauty’ plants are beginning to flower and form baby courgettes, but the garden pests are queuing up.
The bank holiday sees me spend 4.5 hours in the garden playing catch-up with nature.
The first foxglove opens in the new garden, along with some Dianthus, and the birds flock to my new bird feeders.
A new blank garden has so many jobs to do – so I’ve begun breaking the lawn, and zoning off areas for vegetables, lawn, and flowers, and I’ve built a raised bed.
It’s time to sow the French Beans and to tackle my Antirrhinum forest.
I go hunting for some new Mint plants to kill off.
I beg your pardon, I most certainly did promise myself a rose garden – and I’m choosing the rose plants now.