Sunday, April 07, 2013

Busy afternoon......

....in the great seed sowing emporium which is our garage.  So, today I've sown:

  • Tomatoes (x3) - ordinary, cherry-type & plum
  • Baby Leeks (non-specific, labelled as "East European"!)
  • Onions (x2)- Bedford Champion & Red Baron (aka Manfred von Richthofen, ace German fighter pilot of WW1.  Why was he growing onions?)
  • Cabbage - ordinary (Primo) & German shredding cabbage (Filderkraut)
  • Broccoli
  • Ordinary Leeks (Musselburgh)
  • Rocket
  • Pak Choi
  • Basil
  • Sybil
  • Manuel
  • [just checking to make sure you're awake]
  • Parsley
  • Mizuna
  • Cavolo Nero Black Italian Kale
  • Five varieties of Lettuce
  • Night-scented Stoics
  • Bidens (yellow, flowery, dangly things for hanging baskets)
  • California Poppies (a David Douglas introduction)
  • Poached Egg Plant - Limnanthes douglasii (another DD introduction)


And I didn't get to the Sweet Peas because I'd lost them.  But the best bit is that the neighbours are away so I can plug the iPod into the speaker system in the garage and crank the volume up.  Cue much hilarity when 'Er Indoors comes in quietly and observes Dad Dancing going on.

4 comments:

Sue Garrett said...

You have been busy.

Tanya@allotments4you said...

Sounds a bit like my weekend. It was a case of...oh some warmth...get it all in quick!! And now they are going to be wonderful seedlings for both of us production the best crops in the best growing season Britain has ever had....well I can dream can't I!!

Damo said...

Great list including a couple of things I've never heard of. I always have the stereo on in the workshop when I'm seed sowing!

Woody Wilbury said...

Not dreaming Tanya! Trying to stay hopeful!!