Whilst clearing windowsills to make way for some newly sown vegetables, an unwelcome pest gets its comeuppance.
Seedlings are thriving at the moment, and there are some surprise winter survivors in the garden, but also some unexpected casualties.
The first seeds have been sown in 2012 – a mixture of Aubergines, Peppers, Salvia and Sweet Peas.
A second wave of Rocket has been set; the first Courgette is almost ready for picking; the Aubergine’s patiently await planting out; and the Campanula begins seeding.
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…