What everyone is doing now, in the northen hemisphere people are truly into Spring and cultivation of different flowers, vegetables, fruits must be underway, Let's know.
In the southern half, winter is approaching and some plants must to be taken inside, under lights or in the GH.
In this part of the world, the temperature has been under the 12o C during daytime and has been raining steady for a week, hope tomorrow we can see a bit of sun... The only happy one is my Oncidium bifolium that loves to get wet feets and it does look very healthy under this type of weather.
Lilith it's good to hear from you ! and I'm sure soon you'll have nice weather, in England it is always a bit late, but it will come. Those chillies will produce tons, when they get established in the garden, so take your time and wait till it is safe.
Evert, how long will be the school holidays?
I bet you'll find more interesting thing to do and still do the watering shore, the plants will thank you. You're having nice spring weather, judging by the temperatures you tell, nice , sunny days.
Around here , the wet and cold weather continues...
Evert, have a nice break and enjoy your holidays. I'm surprised that you're having so high temperatures for that latitude. Anyway it's nice, course you have so much snow in winter, I thought that only at the end of June you'd have sunny weather!
Lilith, tell me what other plant are you getting ready to put outside?
I forgot to tell, today we have a lovely sunny day after 10 days of rain, I'm telling you, it was about time!
cristina - your thyme is outside in the sun, the peppers will be going out soon. the thyme is really nice, it has such wide leaves and a glossy green. smells nice too, do you know exactly which kind it is?
i've just put some seed-raised dahlias outside for a little to harden off as i'll be planting those soon.
you're probably going to see a little less of me in the last few weeks as i've just got a new job and also 'Big Brother' is on, so happy gardening everyone!
Lilith, most of the herbs and flower that I do send, they are proper of this region. That thyme has been at my family garden since I can remember so it must be heirloom and yes, it is nice to see and tasty to cook with, with care you should have it for years, it self seeds and you can keep a couple of plant in a pot and take it inside after flowering to mature the seeds.
Hope to see you soon, and happy to hear from you.
Lavanda please to meet you! and yes, my garden is all flower and fragrance. The Pawlonias have just finishing their flowering and now the Magnolia are out with all their fragrance and beauty , also the Catalpa and the Golden Rain tree is starting to blossom.
My oriental lillies are wonderful and the other flower are making a beauty of my place.
The vegies and herb are so healthy : I've been very lucky with my gardening efforts so far this season...
Jianhua, it is lovely to hear from you!
The weather it is nice and hot , some days with night rain just perfect for the garden, Jianhua.
I do have some Bonsais and I do have to be careful with them so I do keep them under the big trees: the're beautiful !
And Lavanda , I do feel that you're so brave. I'm more than a 100 Km away from the snow in winter so I feel your winter are so severe that must be a joy to get Spring around the corner!
The problem with here is that both summer and winter are extreme. And even in winter we get some dayso much like spring that many of the plants are fooled. They begin to bloom and then ZAP! we get a hard freeze again >
It is definitely a challenge but after all, this is NOT
paradise...that is somethng left to look forward to and anticipate.
You are making me envious.
You know just the day before yesterday
here in my region fell a white snowfall.
Do hope your hot current can hit me
at this time of year.):
See,people think of Hot while in Cold,
and Cold for Hot.
Remembered one burning midday in the summer
when I was a very kid,in order to
experience the summer COLD,
I went to town barefoot to taste some ice-creams
(at that time the stuff just came into being in my region)
Yes,Lavanda,this year's birthday of mine is special for me.
Yes,we Chinese,I think,have birthdays the ways just like you do.that is eating and eating.): Here kids and elders like to be celebrated the days.Well,see my birthday thread for more info... Thank you!