A strawberry seedling has produced it’s first fruit courtesy of a windowsill and central heating.
The first strawberries have been picked, and there’s several more coming.
Heavy rain and sunshine has led to the garden responding with poppies, Sweet Peppers begin to grow fruits, and a fresh batch of Parsley begins to germinate.
I’ve received a great ‘goodbye’ gardening gift from the team at CBM, the overseas disability charity.
Andrew looks back at the successes and failures of 2011, and plans for 2012!
The garden is continuing to provide as the first strawberries are picked; the second courgette is picked; and new plants arrive.
Rain arrives! So, it’s off to the garden centre where I pick up some strawberries and yet more herbs.
This year I am aiming at trying to encourage more bees and other insects into the garden. I seem to have no problem attracting woodlice, aphids and blackfly into the garden last year, so I aim to plant more bee friendly plants in a bid to help their plight. I’d also like to see more…