Gardening Magazine

Buds and Spuds

By Chrryblossomtat2
Hello my lovelies, hope you are all well and have a nice weekend planned --- Hurrah for Fridays!
Beech tree buds unravelling - Carrie Gault - https://growourown.blogspot.co.uk/
Today is actually a quite nice and bright day here, so I went outside with Toby and looked about the back garden. I LOVE it when the Beech buds open up, they are so beautiful, definitely one of my most favorite trees. Then I was surprised to find the Acer I had been worried about is looking heavenly = two sights that have put a smile on my face 😀
Acer coming into full leaf - Carrie Gault - https://growourown.blogspot.co.uk/
I checked in on the seedlings Andrew planted up a while back and the Sugar Snaps are now too far ahead, oh this weather is so changeable! It's sad to compost new life but we will simply have to plant more seeds direct when we get back from our walking holiday. The leeks and spring onions seem to be in a good position though which is nice. I think most things are simply going to be later this year.
A few seedlings -Carrie Gault - https://growourown.blogspot.co.uk/
But let me tell you about last weekend. We finally planted our beautiful Sharps' Express potatoes spuds); after my accident I guess I forgot all about it. This year we are yet again doing them in large tubs as it's just so darned easy to tend to and takes up much less space. Plus the harvesting has proven itself to be so simple and cleaner. Fingers crossed for a good batch again.
growing spuds in tubs - Carrie Gault - https://growourown.blogspot.co.uk/
Lastly, after the silliest and most cliched of allotment related injures to myself last Saturday... I stood (twice, for good measure) on a rusty nail that was poking up from a rotten plank. *Blush*  I am glad to report I have healed up pretty well. The hiking holiday is still on 👍
Antrim Area A&E - Carrie Gault - https://growourown.blogspot.co.uk/
Hugs and love
Carrie x

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