Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Garden update

Yes, it's that time of year.  Everything is looking very green with promise of colour to come.


Japanese anemone with random dianthus in one corner

Saved lavender, nearly dead in its pot but obviously liking the bed.

Fuchsia - a bit of a surprise as I didn't realise it was a hardy version.  A very pleasant surprise though!

Phlox candystripe.  This did nothing last year and I thought I'd lost it but, no, up it's come again.  Obviously a tough little thing.


Very little and rather hidden aquilegia - very pretty colour.

The rosemary is still looking lovely - nicer in real life than in the photo.  I have taken cuttings as it is way too big for the bed now, sadly.

Lily of the valley - one of my favourite flowers and given to me by my mum.  Two reasons to love it.

The foliage and herb bed is looking particularly attractive at the moment - so many different shades of green.

The strawberries are still going strong.  

The tayberry - slow growth but it's looking very fit with fresh new leaves appearing.  The weed in the corner is doomed, I tell ye, doomed!

The irises are just flowering this week.  They should be a picture soon

The veronica is growing fast now . . .

. . . as is the penstemon.  These are both newbies as I only got them last year.

And inside . . .
The veg seedlings, doing ever so well - last time I killed most of them!  Apologies for the mess!

And finally - the sungold tomato seedlings.
 There's an awful lot going on at the moment in what is actually a very small growing space.  It's very satisfying.