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Old 19.05.2019, 14:07
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Re: How about a gardening thread?

My first proper gardening year here (at my new home)!������ Been a busy bee recently! But most is ready now.

So far this year planted/growing are (ok ok , some plants are perennials��) :

Rhubarb, raspberries, sweetcorn, 2 different tomatoes, peperoncini, 2 kind of zucchini, red radishes, chervil, leeks, oak leaf salad, yellow and red Swiss chard, romaine lettuce, 2 diff. beetroot, beer radish, kohlrabi, celeriac, french beans, spring onions, several different mint plants, tarragon, majoram, lemon balm, savory, scarlet beebalm, oregano, 2 diff. parsley, chives, sage, dill, coriander, lemon verbena, borrage, strawberries, chamomille, melon, fennel, sweet peas, lavender, cucumbers,basil, Rosemary, lovage, nasturtitum, mini kiwi, thyme, lemon scented thyme, blueberries, juneberries...... and I still have some space for more������
Respectively, as soon as one plant is harvested, I'll sow/plant stuff that'll be ready for harvest in autumn or winter even. What we can't eat fresh, will be preserved one way or other, such as dehydrating, pickling, jams, syrup and so on.

I should get also a lot of wildflowers this year.

#beeandinsectfriendlygarden

Also set up again bird/bee/insect water bowls as well as 3 bee hotels�� for wild bees and other insects.

Unfortunately we have to get rid of the box trees�� we'll build a wooden fence with panels instead and I'll see to place climbing, flowering plants such ivy, clematis, roses etc along the new fence to make up for the loss of the box trees.

Have I told you yet, that I love gardening������
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