I’m Gardening Mostly

Our garden is really taking off. We’ve had two harvests of greens. Have you ever eaten baby Calendula greens? They are pretty tasty. I planted them for the flowers but I had to thin them out.

I ate this strawberry shortly after I took this photo.

None of the winter squash I planted seeds for made it, but I had a few volunteer in the compost, so I planted the best one in the garden. We’ll see how it does. I dressed it with wool pellets to keep the slugs off it.

I hope this zucchini makes it.

The flax is now a thick carpet of green.

Nasturtiums, Morning Glories, and Moonflowers in my flower basket.

I dead headed the roses and transplanted the Gerber Daisies (a Mother’s Day gift) into the garden, because flowers! This is my first bouquet, other than the lilacs. I found out Alys Fowler has a new book out, and I’m a big fan, so I ordered it from my local book store.

We’ve had a cold snap but everything seems okay so far. How is your garden growing?

8 thoughts on “I’m Gardening Mostly

      1. I usually help my courgettes pollinate but sometimes an absence of male flowers results in blossom end rot on the fruit. Well that’s my own finding and not technical.

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  1. Stunning garden. Mine is not as wonderful, but I have plenty of snap peas and will take in a large harvest of garlic in another month. I envy your nasturtiums and strawberries. Do the wood pellets work as slug repellent?

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