|The primulas keep on flowering|
As little cublet stretches and grows in my belly gardening is becoming somewhat cumbersome. I can no longer reach the middle of the tallest vegetable bed! Bubby certainly lets me know when it has had enough of being cramped by my bending as I tend the plants and plant seedlings; with a kick and a poke. It is such a wonderful and obscure feeling having a little being wriggle around inside but oh how I love it and recognise what a wonderful blessing it is to be pregnant.
|Newly planted garden brightening up a shady spot|
Only nine weeks til the expected due date and my last day of work tomorrow. I imagine time will both speed up and slow down as we prepare for cublet's arrival. The nursery needs a sanding and another coat of plaster to the walls. The ceiling needs plastering and sanding too. We have test pots to try out colours and a new-to-us armchair to put legs on, we have the cot to sand and paint, we have lots to do without forgetting to live in the now and savour the coming days as a couple....before we become three.
|Broad beans awaiting some sunshine|
|The primulas are becoming established.|
Over the weekend I planted Larkspur, Canterbury Bells, Hollyhocks and Calendula. I want to find a climbing rose and train it to grow up the big old Gum tree. I have transplanted the pansies that spread oh so easily in the veggie patch into the gaps. The violet is really taking off with the regular removal of weeds and is now a thick carpet in the shadiest part of the section.
|Pansies newly transplanted in between the perpetual spinach and violets|
Winter can stay for a little longer though, I'm not quite ready to give up cosy evenings inside just yet.
|Stock flowers that now adorn my computer desk and smell divine!|
|Pretty little violet|
|Rosemary creeping over the side of the hanging basket...please please survive...I'm beginning to think this basket my just be jinxed!|