Sowing Seeds

A grey day and the rain came earlier than expected, but kitchen table planting of flowers for the plot and tomatoes for the allotment made it seem brighter. Sorting packets of seeds earlier this week, on another wet day, found packets which are years and years old. My store has a range of Sarah Raven seeds from the almost historic to the most recent on offer from the local garden centre. Have decided to give all my old packets of seed a chance, just to see whether any can be stirred into life.

Seeds old and new

Seeds old and new

So into small seed trays were sown: Antirrihnums, (Night and Day & Scarlet); Cosmos (Purity & Dazzler); the grass Panicum ‘Frosted Explosion’ and Gardener’s Delight tomatoes.

With half term almost over,  the plot’s progress will definitely be erratic as it’s back to work tomorrow, but before it comes might be able to squeeze in some more sowing of salvia clary, sungold tomatoes and verbena …

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