Monday, 16 June 2008


I reckon another couple of days of sunshine and I'll have my first strawberry ! If the birds don't beat me to it.

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The garlic has suddenly developed rust. I'm not too worried as it'll be harvested in a couple of weeks or so.

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I pulled one, as I'm too impatient to wait, its a decent size, but I can't tell if its 'cloved' or not:

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I enjoyed my first broadbeans tonight, they were yummy:

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Here is my missing blackcurrant .. its been accidentally dug up a couple of times:

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My Vales Emerald Potatoes are just starting to flower. I'll give them another couple of weeks and then I'll start peeking:

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Two of the courgettes plants have got baby courgettes appearing:

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I've got lots of lovely little parsley plants so at the weekend I'll plant them up:

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My first marigold is flowering:

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Looks like one of my water lillies is about to flower - its my very first one, so I'm very excited. Its so long since I bought it I can't remember what colour it is, so it will be a surprise:

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ah ha ! finally my tall, spikey, carnivorous (!) plant has turned into a teasel:
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