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  • Photo-upload-430933?1431909714
    17 May 2015
    I didn’t get out into the garden until late afternoon after going to buy Zucchini and Eggplant seeds and some nylon string to tie up the trellises. Unfortunately there was a choice of neon pink, neon orange or white – I guess neon gree...

    Ladies Bed Straw Blooming, Siberian Bugloss 'Jack Frost' Blooming, Seasonal Container g...

    Mostly Cloudy 21°C / 70°F
  • Photo-upload-431040?1432080064
    19 May 2015
    Main pic: The second of the Touchstone supreme mix plants to bloom – I love it, thanks Motherhen. 2) Just managed to capture this Meconpopsis before the gusts whipped the petals away. 3) Antirrhinum ‘Orange Glow’ I grew from se...

    Aquilegia McKana Blooming, Bearded Iris Blooming, Antirrhinum 'Orange Glow' Blooming, M...

    Storms 4°C / 39°F
  • Photo-upload-431098?1432147575
    20 May 2015
    To my great surprise, a tiny Aquilegia in Boat, I do hope it thrives. Planted two containers i.e. plastic sacks, containing a mix of the bought soil, compost and chicken compost, one with Eggplant ‘Violetta Lunga di Napoli’ and the oth...

    Dwarf Aquilegia canadensis Blooming and Shrubby Beard-Tongue Blooming

    Clear 27°C / 81°F
  • Photo-upload-430110?1431032342
    19 May 2015
    I moved my Amaryllis to the greenhouse on Gerry’s allotment on May 8th. A few days later my son helped me take a 2nd load down to the allotment. For the first time in 5 years they have all gone down in just 2 days! Other years it has taken m...

    Greenhouse 2015 garden , Amaryllis flowering during 2015 Blooming, and Home garden

    Partly Sunny 10°C / 50°F
  • 15 May 2015
    Went to the allotment from 5 til 7. Went to B&Q first looking for cucumber plants as the seeds haven’t come up but none left. Got a pepper and chilli and a few packs of seeds (peas, larkspur and wallflower). Did some digging. Split the p...

    Cloudy
  • 16 May 2015
    Went to the allotment 2 til 4. Called at Broadoak first in the hunt for cucumber plants. Bought 2 called Femspot and some seeds (two sorts of oriental poppy, stocks and butternut squash).

    Cloudy
  • 17 May 2015
    Went to the allotment from 12 til 1.30. Been kindly given some tomatoes and cabbages. Watered. Cut some of the brambles that are over the small greenhouse roof down. Very hard to reach. Think I will have to weedkiller some as they are rooted betwe...

    Cloudy
  • Photo-upload-430991?1432018738
    19 May 2015
    The skin had cracked across the top so I gave it a hand and peeled it all off. You can see the line on the seed of where it will crack now :)

    The Little Avocado That Could and Windowsill garden

    Rainy 20°C / 68°F
  • Photo-upload-430985?1432008172
    19 May 2015
    To twins and another baby! :)

    Graptoveria tricolour and Graptoveria tricolour