Planting Matters

The downside of starting everything off in modules on the kitchen windowsill is that if you leave your mangetouts just starting to unfurl while you go off to That London, and your other half doesn’t think to open the kitchen blinds while he’s off at work all day for three days, your seedlings get rather leggy…

leggy seedlings

… of course the upside is that they come up at all. Not a given in our damp cold (yes, even in May) soil. They’ve had to be sent out for a break in the sunshine* like slum children to try and build up their strength for actual planting out.

In other news, I have planted my contraband. I’ll let you know if they come up, or alternatively, hatch…

*adjusted for being South West Scotland


One Response to Planting Matters

  1. John Gibson says:

    I do hope they grow. I am looking forward to seeing what they are.

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