I have been busily pottering around in the garden and practising my nails..... did you know I was training to be a nail technician? All my youngest daughters fault, and I had no previous interest in it but am now totally hooked, which causes great hilarity as I am supposed to have nice hands and nails when I do my training!!! not!
Anyway I digress my potted bananas needed some trimming and after asking on the tropical blogs it was suggested that I trim the bases back from this
I was a bit concerned as I now only have two of these left but decided to go for it. Anyway it is still standing and hasn't gone limp so it maybe ok!
Meanwhile in the veg plot things are coming on a pace,
the first bed which I forgot to photograph has onions and hopefully parsnips in. The next bed has sweetcorn, pick again salads, spring onion, beetroot and peas. In the background you can make out bags and pots of potatoes.
In this bed more peas, will have courgettes, spinach, more sweetcorn and climbing French Beans.
Broad Beans, courgettes and alpine strawberries
Strawberries and another row of French Beans
In my last post I showed you down by the pond, you can see our Orfe, he is huge now!!
so this time I am looking back up the garden to where we actually sit
so you can see the mess, I have still to tidy this all up.
I would really like to grow something up the fences, but this bed is so small and very dry, especially with the hedge overhanging. I can soon chop it back but that doesn't solve the problem of the dry bed.
Any suggestion gratefully received!
To finish with, my Indian Bean tree looks like it needs something added, as its not supposed to be this yellow,
but then again neither is my neighbours Laural Hedge,
we wonder if there is something in the ground that could be causing this? As they are in direct line with one another!
Next time I post I hope to have the jungle planted!!