Monday, 8 June 2009

From The Plot

I worked at the allotment today where I put in a five hour session stopping only for a bite to eat. Came home feeling weary but heartened as there is all sorts going on :

First peas a podding ~




Strawberries plumping up and blushing nicely. I am growing two different varieties. Yesterday I was able to pick one of each, divide them and share with himself :) Hopefully there will be enough for a bowlful each in a few days.



Sweet peas - I picked the first few sprigs last week and today there were enough for another small vase. These are the most delightfully scented 'Matucana' which I sowed last November in the greenhouse ~



Back tomorrow weather permitting to plant sweet corn and climbing French beans. Will sleep well tonight.

8 comments:

  1. Love those sweet peas - they look like stained glass!

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  2. Anna:
    My mouth watered at the sight of the peas, and especially the strawberries. Do you think it wrong that I check the plants at the nursery at the end of each shift for ripe fruit and eat them fast as I can? Weather here was been wet and so very cool, but the Shaded Walk looks its best thus far this year! Hope all is well with you!

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  3. Five hours! You deserve a good sleep!


    Absolutely love the photo of the sweet peas. Sweet in beauty, too.

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  4. Looking good. I have lots of foilage on my peas but no sign of flowers let alone pods

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  5. Ooh, fresh peas and strawberries! I also love sweet peas. Our spring has been so cloudy and cool nothing much is happening here, food-wise. :(

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  6. I'm hungry just looking at those peas and strawberries! Sweet Peas are a favorite and I love their smell. Mine are really slow this year along with the peas. I wonder if they'll ever bloom.

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  7. I can almost smell those Sweet Peas - in my favourite colours, too.
    P x

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  8. The peas and strawberries look delicious, mine aren't quite ready yet. But like you I am picking sweet-peas every time I go to the lottie now, plus for the first time I am also growing them in the garden at home, so a house full of delicious scent.

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All your comments are much appreciated and treasured. I wil try to reply to everyone who leaves a comment, but it may take me a few days, especially when I start spending more time in the garden and at the lottie. I know that you will understand :) I am sure that I will also visit your blog if I have not already done so. If you have any specific questions I will either reply to them here or you can email me at : thegreentapestry@gmail.com

Namasté

- Anna.