Spent today looking at dragonflies and damselflies.
The weather was not in our favour, but we had a good days count.
Updated 07-08-2009 at 11:13 AM by WrexTheDragon
Gave many parts of the garden a good watering today, especially the toms, which all now have flower buds, and two plants have buds on the verge of opening. Gave them some organic liquid feed as well as water. My pea pods are swelling nicely - I'll be harvesting them any day now.
My comfrey plants are starting to appear above the surface: three of the ten plants have appeared.
Helped my courgettes get it together by pollenating a female flower with pollen from a male one. I'll have
Got the lawn cut today, just before the heavens opened.
This morning, I started to plant up the herb bed by planting out the three herbs I bought in fibre pots at B&Q last weekend - thyme, lemon thyme and chives - and transplanting the rosemary from another part of the garden. I put the first three across the front (southern) edge, and the rosemary in the north-eastern corner, because it can grow to about 3', and I don't want it to overshadow smaller herbs. Still lots of space, so I must get some more herbs. I want hardy perennials: sage would be
Spent all day doing a survey for Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary Butterflies.
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