Anni’s garden is still going strong – like me, she’s leaving it be as much as possible rather than ‘putting it to bed’. Happy bees.
I did some ‘work’ in the garden today. Not counting minor interventions like taking off dock leaves and flowering stems it was the first time I had done anything since pruning the fruit trees and removing the flowering stems from lots of salsify plants in the height of summer.
It is bulb planting time and I had bought some narcissi and grape hyacinth for spring colour to go in the bed with the step over fruit trees. Wherever I could find a space I put a mixture of the flowering bulbs, garlic bulbs and some saved vetch seeds in all together. I hope that they will come up in a clump with the spring bulbs first and then the garlic and vetch growing on through the summer.
From the outset I have put other plants in with the apples. This was one of the little fruit trees just after planting…
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