HINT OF SPRING & GARDEN COMING ALIVE

Today was a lovely spring-like day, sunshine and about 6 degrees Celsius. I found daffodils up and budding to flower, also crocuses, primroses, and the borage, lemon balm and comfrey plants are sprouting and showing young new fresh green shoots – lovely. I did some mulching, and my partner started to take down a branch of the chestnut tree. I am also starting a few seeds inside, at this time it will just be sweet peas, but soon vegetables will follow. Then I picked some more produce from the garden to cook dinner. All in all it was a lovely day with a definite ‘spring’ feeling about it, putting a big smile on our faces.
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15 thoughts on “HINT OF SPRING & GARDEN COMING ALIVE

  1. Excellent! Little green sprouts get me all a twitter. The chestnut was blocking too much sun I assume?

    I was, not an hour ago, 40′ up in the pepper tree that borders my yard. With a small hand saw and reckless determination, I removed a number of branches that hung above my compost bins. Can’t have that getting into the mix!

    The branches were stripped down and will be used as a giant teepee for this year’s butternut and acorn squash. It looks very rustic and natural so far. Nothing goes to waste!

    Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Yes good guess James, the chestnut tree does block the sun too much. Great idea for the branches, will have a look at that tomorrow, we were just going to make kindle wood out of them, but I like the idea of using them for the beans. 🙂

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  2. That is one hefty branch your partner decided to tackle, and I loved the fact that you and I were both photographing the same flower at just about the same time. It would seem our climates really are quite in sync in these two parts of the world, though I still think yours warms somewhat sooner than ours (although we had no snow this year, and now it’s very unlikely we will). Your photographs were excellent once again.

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    1. Tanking you. Yes the branch was large, I was a little worried but it went like a piece of cake! 🙂 Primroses are so lovely and a real good spring flower. As we speak it went very cold here earlier and will be tonight, just very unpredictable at the moment. Enjoy your early spring times.

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    1. Thank you Cynthia. I was without internet for some days, back on now. 3 more months is a lot, yes we do have a very wet climate but it does have it’s advantages too 🙂

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