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Lovely Day


Had a great afternoon in the garden. A fantastic, sunny peaceful day.
Pricked out some Tomato, Pepper & Strawberry seedlings and put them in small pots, also pricked out about 80 Daisies and put them into 2 cell trays.
Everything is coming on great, the Broad & Dwarf Beans are starting to appear as well as my daughters Sunflowers, even though she is now 18 she still loves her Sunflowers..the Lettuces in the greenhouse bed look delicous.
Cabbages are starting to sprout through in the Brassica bed.
I have also tied the Peas to their sticks.I wish i had done wigwags now.. never mind there will be a next time..
This is our 1st year and so far I think we are doing well, only had a few

Garden at a different angle

A few pots in the Greenhouse

Broad Bean sprouting through

Various Lettuce

The Brassica Bed

The Legume Bed

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Hope all continues to go well Mrs Melon - this is an exciting time of year in the growing world

13 Apr, 2009


what a beautiful garden you have. its going to look fab. all those nice tidy edges .. put me to shame
x x x

13 Apr, 2009


All so neat and tidy, you're doing well and everything looks nice and healthy

13 Apr, 2009


Send us some sunshine PLEASE!!

13 Apr, 2009


Well done :o)

13 Apr, 2009


It looks great so tidy as well

13 Apr, 2009


You're right. You are doing very well. And cabbages germinating from direct sowing as early as this?? Crikey. Do you cover them during cold spells??? I've had a struggle getting my cabbages to germinate in the potting shed and cold frame!! Your plants/seedlings certainly all look very healthy!

13 Apr, 2009


You really are going to have a good crop, the way you're getting ahead with the veggies!

Plaintive cry from a non-veggie grower - are you going to plant any flowers???

13 Apr, 2009


You've done a great job. I'm very impressed in the greenhouse - all those labels! I always seem to lose them and don't know what I've got til they get bigger - you're so beautifully organised.

13 Apr, 2009


Lovely so well organized hope it all grows up and away for you.

13 Apr, 2009


Thanks to all for your lovely comments, this site is lovely and friendly and loads of advice available.
Spritzherry i have planted some flowers & bulbs
in my borders and sewn a few seeds of Lobellia and Daisies and daughter has done some Sunflowers...can't wait till all the flowers start to develope this will be a very colourful year, not had one of those before only dreamt about it, as the garden was for the children before and did not see the point in doing anything as the 15 ft pool and loads of kids would have ruined it.
Cabbages i have planted straight out, not covered them with anything and they have just started to appear in the front of the brassica bed (not shown on the photos)
As for the labels, well it is my 1st year, so organised i am at the moment (with help from MR MELON)...enthusiam and simply just lovely my new garden and hobbie

13 Apr, 2009


Wow what a lot of fabulously healthy seedlings you have. And, as others have mentioned, so organised. I'm like Wagger....forget what I've planted until they come up and grow a bit. LOL.

I'm glad you are growing flowers too. Your garden will look fabulous this year. I can't wait to see pics of its progress.

14 Apr, 2009

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