I wish I could remember where I first read about The Propagator’s weekly garden blogging challenge Six on Saturday, but I’ve been meaning to have a go for a while. The task is to show six things from your garden as it is at the moment. We have more of a terrace surrounded by bush rather than a lush lawn and beautiful flower beds, but we still grow things.
This plant began life as a supermarket tub, I planted it out, and it blossomed. It is great to have it outside the kitchen window.
I love the smell of lavender, and it is great to see our plant blooming again this spring.
It is always useful to have fresh mint around. Add it to your glass of water, stir through some yoghurt and cucumber for a dip, or just smell the leaves.
4 New Herbs
Today I picked up some thyme, sage and tarragon, which I need to plant out while the good weather holds.
This was also a supermarket plant, and seems to be doing just fine on our terrace.
6 The trees around the house
Not sure if you can see the kowhai clearly – it is at the back with yellow flowers – a true sign of New Zealand spring.
The featured image is of Charlie the cat, sniffing some plants, before heading off for an adventure, or to visit his student friends.
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