Grandad taught me how to grow vegetables, especially onions ….. and carrots. They go together, the first scaring away the dreaded carrot fly. I followed his advice and guidance through my youth, middle age and into old age. But this year I fancied a flower or two.
Being a tight-git of a Northerner, everything had to come from seed, so it all began in March, sowing in peat pots, then transplanting up a size or two, before planting out in May. Zinnia, Gazinia, Sweet Peas, Osteospurmam, Mysenbryanthemum …… Here’s a few now filling our borders, and …… continuing the theme of being a tight Northern git …… I’m collecting seeds!