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School Veg Patch
The flowering shrubs are coming into their own. The daphne sown some years ago is at it's best ever with not only lots of flower but also beautiful perfume.
Just right - camellias
We thought that they had deserted us but the frogs are back
Moved shooting onions and shallots to the cold frame and planted more.
Sowed, broad beans, sweet peas and leeks
Birds are collecting nesting material
We saw our first butterfly in the greenhouse
Shrubs are putting on a display
Later flowering narcissus
In the garden greenhouse brassicas are perking up and salad leaves are growing well
Tidying and weeding on the plot.
Planted first potatoes
Harvested leeks and a cauliflower
Something is nibbling our fritillaries
African violet leaf has produced small plantlets
Pink camellia flowering
First sweet peas have germinated
Sowed annual flower seeds in modules in the greenhouse
Sowed tomatoes, aubergines, parsley and more annual flowers which have been popped under the grow light in the house
More tidying and cultivating beds on the plot
Pear blossom is out
Summer raspberries are all shooting
Grass cut and pond filter cleaned out
Hostas are shooting and being sprayed with Grazers slug repellent
Garden cherry tree in flower.
Annual flowers, tomatoes and basil germinating
Cherry tree - Stella in the garden and marsh marigolds are flowering.
Robins singing in the garden
Pink camellia is flowering
In the pebble border, aubretia, saxifrages and lithodora are flowering
More annual flower seeds and peppers sown and placed under growlight
Earlier sowings have germinated and really need to be pricked out but the weather is so cold.
Details of what was sown/planted in April
Details of our April harvest