Six on Saturday: 20 July 2019

It looks as though rain has set in for the morning, but I managed to capture some images from my garden before it started.

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My first runner beans – and the only ones I could find.  There are a couple of tiny ones, so the rain is welcome if it helps these grow faster.

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I’ve emptied one of my large pots of Swift potatoes, freeing up a large pot for one of my three remaining tomato plants from the greenhouse.  This is unidentified variety A – now sitting next to the three tubs of tomatoes I planted up at the end of May, and which I’ve yet to remove any side shoots.  I grew spinach around the edges of these three pots – which worked well.

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The sweetpeas are still going strong despite the torrential rain yesterday.  If the rain eases later I’ll be out to pick these.

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Over in the Shady Border, another clematis (which may be a macropetala or an alpina – possibly ‘Markham’s Pink’).

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An unknown sedum ‘cutting’ – it ‘fell off’ a plant in the garden centre.  Any help with possibly identification?

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Wednesday was flying ant day.  I hate to think what the ground beneath my patio looks like between ants and moles.

So that’s my sorry effort for this week.  I’m going to make a coffee, sneak a home-made honey and oatmeal biscuit and cast envious glances at the other Sixes on The Propagator’s Blog.

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4 thoughts on “Six on Saturday: 20 July 2019

  1. Your sweetpeas look a lot healthier than mine. I hate flying ants! Luckily we don’t get them in the house though my poor mother-in-law does.

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  2. Flying ants invade our house every July! They are a darn nuisance and we have yet to work out where they come in from. The sedum looks like mine (though there are a lot that look similar), Dragon blood. You’ll have more idea when it flowers.

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