The earth is disappearing as old favourites emerge, along with the bane of my gardening life, the invasive weed, ground elder.
The daffodils are going over
The tree peonies are putting on a show. My labels have faded so, unfortunately, I no longer know their names.
I'm busy planting out in the veg plot, erecting barriers so that the pigeons don't demolish the lot.
I'm using the bits of metal and netting from my old fruit cage. It collapsed in spectacular style one winter under the weight of snow when I'd neglected to remove the roof netting - not a mistake I shall make again! Today I struggled to put up the netting on the replacement cage. What a faff - swearing was involved!
The bird barriers don't look pretty, but they do the job.
I also use redundant glazing units to create some wind protection.
There is only one squash left from last year's crop. I cut into this one, mmm, a lovely sweet perfume as the knife cut the flesh. I've planted some of the seeds.
I'm a simple soul, give me some warmth and sunshine and I feel really OPTIMISTIC!