We knew our allotment tulips have done well this week as a couple of lovely allotment people have been admiring them – we were stunned when we saw the flowers today!
So thrilled with all this glorious abundance that I can’t even speak! Now there’s a shock, eh …
The tulips aren’t the only thing going for it either – last week, we had absolutely no asparagus at all and this week we have an enormous one (as it were!!) and there are others ready to spring up any day now, LOL!
Just looking at that picture makes me laugh!… Other excitements are the rhubarb – no flowers on them this week, phew – and the lilies.
I’m not spraying the lilies yet and they look okay – but possibly the dreaded lily beetle is just waiting for the right moment, yikes! We’re also pleased that the peas K planted a couple of weeks ago haven’t been eaten by mice after all, and are actually starting to sprout, well gosh! Alongside some weeds of course, but I’m leaving those in to distract the mice …
The onions K planted are also starting off, and the smell around that bed is just brilliant, even though they’re still so small!
Meanwhile the sweet williams are doing well, as is the soft fruit area & the autumn raspberries:
Whilst there today, I planted another three rows of gladioli bulbs and K planted up a bed of potatoes:
Here is the harvest of tulips and a couple of asparagus stalks:
Here are some narcissi and the tulips at home:
Have a fabulous weekend and enjoy the sunshine!