Always acknowledge when it is time to give up. And give up.
The first seeds have been sown in 2012 – a mixture of Aubergines, Peppers, Salvia and Sweet Peas.
The Aubergines finally wake up; Next year’s colour is ready to plant out; and spiders wrap the garden in their webs.
The Aubergines finally find their home and are joined by the rescued Nasturtiums.
The garden is continuing to provide as the first strawberries are picked; the second courgette is picked; and new plants arrive.
The garden has really progressed this week with a few ‘firsts’ too – the Courgettes are forming, the Aubergines are budding up, and next year’s Foxgloves have germinated.
The Digitalis ‘Primrose Carousel’ or Foxglove as it’s better known, has now begun flowering… and Andrew wonders what to do with four Aubergine plants.
The 2011 growing season for the garden has started – on the windowsill
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…