Saturday, 24 April 2010

The Sun is Shining and the Garden is Growing.

Well,  in the middle of March  we set about getting our newly acquired garden ready for planting. I took before and after pictures as it was rotorvated and planted, but alas when I got home I found that I had forgotten to put in the card so no pictures. (SILLY ME)

Anyway here it is now

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We have potatoes, tomatoes, courgette, onions, okra, peas, beans, aubergines, cucumber and beans.

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At home in our little garden above the house we have lettuce, a few tomatoes, peppers, a couple of courgette and yesterday I planted some spring onions, radish and some carrot. The carrots I have planted have small round roots not long tapering ones as the garden is very stony and they would just fork.

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I also have some lettuce seeds growing in pots. I only take a pinch of seed and only get about 6 or seven plants at a time, then a few weeks later I do the same again so we don’t get gluts all at once.

Oh! and I have some strawberries in pots and they are flowering away to themselves. So it will be strawberries and cream soon folks.

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Well it looks like another shorts and strappy top day today. Must go and enjoy the sun with a nice cool drink.

Cya.

5 comments:

Jude said...

we're actually picking lettuce leaves, peas and broad beans...spuds nearly done...we'll have to come and have a look soon..

Lynn said...

I'm coming to your house to eat this summer. It will be delicious. Such a lot of work...enjoy it.

chris, milatos said...

Hi

Strawberries amd ice cream for me pleasee yumyum

Catch up soon

Chris, milatos

Garden tips said...

what a lovely blog you have!

Valentina said...

Hello from Cyprus!
Judy, your garden looks amazing! How very exciting...
I just now discovered your blog and promise to came back often!
your hexi-sister,
Valentina

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