The flowers in mums garden are beautiful this year...
And my veggie garden is growing really well...
I have a pumpkin and courgette (this is my 4th courgette, the slugs keep eating them!), chickpeas, broad beans, mini sweet corn and a few verbena and lobelia plants dotted around too.
Today I planted spinach, chives, kale and lettuce. You can see on the left of the photo that I snipped some twigs of an obliging privet plant to mark out my patches so I know where to hoe and where to water! My broad beans were grown from saved seed from my best plant from last year, I'm proud of how big and healthy they've grown this year.
Here's what else is happening, clockwise from top left - chickpea flower (I'm excited to see what happens with these!), courgette buds, alpine strawberry flower, first broad bean pod, variegated nasturtium leaves (I'm going to try eating these!), pumpkin buds, blackberries, broad bean flowers, the first ripe strawberry!
I'll show you my balcony another time, it's currently overrun with ants, which are destroying the plants and scaring me! Once I've defeated them I'll make it pretty again!
You can see the progress of my garden this year (and last) by clicking this link!
How are your gardens growing?