The greenhouses are filling up slowly as I sow more seeds. Some have started to germinate which is always exciting to see. The fog is still with us, but hopefully tomorrow will be brighter.
I spent the afternoon in the garden, firstly lining the inside of the raised beds with cardboard. I had some cardboard boxes left over from our move (they did have the greenhouse glass in them) and they were the perfect size. I opened them up flat and have secured them to the inside of the railway sleepers. Some were very large and needed to be cut in half. The easiest way to cut a cardboard box, is with a saw, who new?
I’ve managed to hunt down some good manure, and it’s at a stables less than 5 minutes walk from our house! Can you believe it? Hopefully I can pick some up this weekend, and then I can order some soil. The raised beds are getting there slowly, but hopefully soon I can start planting.
Once I’d finished with the cardboard, I then went in the greenhouse and sowed some more seeds. Firstly some Broad Beans “Express Eleonora“. I sowed some in half toilet rolls, but soon ran out, so I sowed the rest in 3 inch pots. I’ll keep you posted on their progress. Then another variety of Tomato “Red Alert”, I feel that this is something they should grow on the USS Enterprise in Star Trek. The captain is always saying “Red Alert!”, maybe he’s not worried about his ship being attacked, maybe he just wants some tomatoes?
A chilly day, especially with the fog. I know the sun is there somewhere, but I just wish it would stop hiding, and come and play.