Last week, or maybe the week before - I am loosing track of time - we did great gardenings. I found the "grow your own" sweet pea gift set a few weeks ago and planted them, and to my amazement, they grew! I was delighted by them; the brave little seedlings pushing their way up into the light, reaching out. Every time I went into the kitchen I checked to see how they were getting on.
Yes, come to think of it, it was earlier this week that I planted them out. So far the
And as these two planters are not on bricks, that's probably why half a petunia has been consumed. Just as soon as I post this, I shall go and find some bricks. It may be too late - I suspect the slugs lay some kind of secret trail once they have found their favourite food. Perhaps if I put them somewhere else in the garden I can hide them from the slugs.
Herbs are happening; chives about to flower, parsley looking hopeful, and one mint leaf in view.
The two tomato plants I got from church are outside now, and steadily working their way up the canes.
Back inside, the cyclamen that I bought back in November last year has decided to flower again! It has several buds under the leaves.
I so enjoyed watching the sweet peas growing, that I planted some mixed salad leaves just a few days ago. They have already started creeping through the earth. Amazing. Will I be able to bring myself to cut and eat the leaves once they are big enough?