I started this post in sunshine, listening to cicadas and finishing the post looking out at grey skies. A real change in the weather within a couple of hours! It was also the day we read that 18C was recorded in Antarctica, the highest ever temperature recorded there. It is the record from only a single station, but still a sign if needed another one of global warming. Anyway, not a whole lot new to report this week. I got quite a bit of tidying up done on Thursday, Waitangi Day. Thanks once again to The Propagator for allowing us to share what is going on in our gardens.
At number two, I now have two of the miniature sunflowers. One in full bloom, and one about to bloom. Such bright and cheerful blooms. Do please check out Wednesday’s post for more sunflower and bee pictures.
Next up, probably the last nasturtium for now? I have saved all the seeds and scattered them about…we will see what happens!
I have never no luck with radishes, yet everyone says they are so easy to grow. Anyway, at last, here we have a radish at least growing about the ground. Fingers crossed.
Over to the herbs, and the marjoram has perked up a lot after being re-potted which is good to see. The curry plants and thyme are looking good, as is the basil. I picked up a purple basil at the supermarket, and just repotted it today. Let’s see what happens to it – if nothing else I have a decent amount of basil for salads for the next few days.
Finally, it is impossible to walk along the path to the steps to our house without being attacked by agapanthus. There are so many, and although beautiful, are, at least in this part of the world, just like weeds. None can be seen in the picture below, which is of the edge of the garden, and an area not easy to get to, but just shows how green it is where we live
And that is all from Wellington for this week. As usual, I am looking forward to seeing everyone’s beautiful gardens in other parts of the world.
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