Six on Easter Saturday: 11 April 2020

This week I’ve worked in the garden every day; even the front (taking more care to social distance than people passing by)!

We’ve recycled our old washing machine into:

  1. A stylish new planter, which is now the other side of the conservatory filled with Desiree potatoes (inside a liner) together with all the other potatoes that should have been going into my allotment bed this weekend. I’ve since added four pots and a dustbin.

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2.  And as temporary storage bin for bags of rubble and stones from the raised bed I’ve just cleared. (It’s full).

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3. In the front garden there are still clumps of dwarf narcissi yet to flower, but they’re nearly ready.

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4. I also dug out an old lilac tree stump and removed most of the creeping campanula, replacing it with a small(ish) hebe and some crocus bulbs from a few pots.


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5. I’ve planted out my fuchsia cuttings – some have flowers on them already

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6. The greenhouse is complete! And full (mainly of potatoes).

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Whatever you’re doing this weekend, stay safe and well, and close to home. Check out what other gardeners are up to here.

7 thoughts on “Six on Easter Saturday: 11 April 2020

    1. Thank you 🙂 I’m trying to potter with purpose, but with my allotment plans on hold, I’m just cramming everything in wherever there is a space and crossing fingers it will all grow and be edible. It is lovely to have our own spaces though, with all that is going on outside.

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