Saturday, 12 March 2016
At least it didn’t rain on Thursday although it was dull and cold for most of the day. The clouds did lift a little bit very late in the afternoon to reveal some small patches of blue sky.
Last autumn we watched the expert TV gardeners’ planting up large display pots with plants that will look good through winter planted in the top with layers of bulbs underneath to give spring colour over several weeks. We decided to gibe this a go.
Our display has been standing on the patio all winter and it’s looked pretty good but now we have a problem.
The spring bulbs under one of the heathers have started to grow and have pushed the heather completely out of the soil. I don’t remember the TV gardeners saying that this would happen. I’m planning on trying to replant the heather carefully, and hopefully avoiding any damage to the heather or bulbs that have uprooted it.
Posted by Martyn Garrett at 10:16