The one where the first bright green seedlings appear like a fanfare for the growing season.
The one where I start sowing plants outdoors and fill the propagators.
It’s time to sow the French Beans and to tackle my Antirrhinum forest.
The third propagator came into action this weekend, as British Summer Time arrived and I fill another windowsill with seedlings.
Last night I had a seed sowing binge.
Andrew looks back at the successes and failures of 2011, and plans for 2012!
The garden has really grown on in the last couple of weeks – Antirrhinums are flowering, the Sweet Peas are recovering, and some mystery seedlings have turned up….
The Sweet Peas have come under attack from a colony of aphids; the garden gets another roasting; and some houseplants find their way outside.
I’ve been planting out my seed-grown plants today – all 3 hours of them!
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…