Places to Visit
School Veg Patch
This rose is lucky to be indoors
Shrubs are coming into life.
Visit to bird feeding area by a male sparrowhawk.
Peach and nectarine starting to flower - more pollinating
Crocuses making most of brief periods of sunshine
Lots of mini daffodils flowering
Autumn v spring planting - review of last year's onions
Day out at East Lancashire heritage railway and Burrs Country Park
Pruned gooseberries and jostaberries
Tidied some strawberries
Cut down conifer
Harvested some vegetables
Replanted the heather being pushed out of the pot by bulb shoots
Camellia beginning to flower
Moved cold frames into final positions
Sowed some radish, lettuce and spring onions in raised bed
Cut back buddleia and the climbing roses that needed it Tidied up more perennials
Narcissi Bulbocodium beginning to flower
Trimmed climbing roses
Cut back ferns
Cleared nesting boxes
Greased bottom of peach. apricot and nectarine trunks to deter slugs
Immature fruits have set in the apricot
Camellia has lots of flowers
There are lots of flowers on the daphne and pieris.
The aucuba now has lots of red berries
Stained cold frames
Details of what was sown/planted in March
Details of our March harvest
Harvested salad leaves sown late autumn and second lot sown last week are beginning to germinate'
Poulton's Pride rhubarb bought last year is shooting
Primroses have produced lots of seedlings.
Onions have begun to shoot.
Poulton's Pride rhubarb us shooting too
Magnolia flowers are opening