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Well, here I am sitting with endless packs of seeds getting ready for the challenge set. We have to raise enough to get the work on the memorial garden started Where do I start, I think with the tomatoes. Yes tomatoes it is, then the chillies and peppers ohh, and aubergines. Better get started!!!
It's february, my feet are cold, I need Vitamin D, and my daughter is only 4 months old, so can't dig yet!!!
I missed so much last year as I wasn't able to garden due to pregnancy and risk of toxoplasmosis, as we have 2 cats and our neighbours have them too.
So I am itching to get back into the garden, but some major work is needed.
Our raised bed retaining wall(round sleeper-y things) has rotted and needs replacing, but with what?? what to plant? where
Woohoo today we got the go ahead for a plant sale at work, I am armed with seeds and pots hoping to raise loads of money for the garden club
I have recently checked in the greenhouse what seeds have germinated from the seeds I sown on the 7th Feb, these are the first ones done in what now is a heated greenhouse last year it was only a cool one so what did I sow ???
Well lets start off by saying this year I am trying some Russian seed I got off the internet
I have sown their hot chilly their extra sweet cherry tomato and their xxl celery ( none of which have started to show yet ) Just early days I hope.
the first day of the year the sun is coming over the fence is hitting the whole of the 2 raised beds. nice. it also means my rockery/cold frame covered with old double glazing frames is getting some heat - must post a pic of that sometime. overwintering spinach starting again nicely. quite a few weeds starting so maybe the time for planting out is close. pity my rosemary has suffered this winter. lots of brown branches. i've taken 4 cuttings to try and save it and cut out all the dead stuff from
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