What’s growing on my patch

By Jac Campbell

I hope you’ve all enjoyed the good weather this week and managed to get outside. Before I hand over to photographer Gillian Allard I’d like to share a few photos of favourite plants in my garden in the first week of May.

I have Rosemary in full bloom, the bees are loving it but I’ve noticed a few invasive Rosemary Beetles so I’m going to have a good check today.

The lilac is a gorgeous antique cream, I bought it from a nursery in East Bergholt 15years ago.

My new flower bed extends out into the sun and was planted in the autumn with plants for pollinators. At the moment I love the vivid greens and mauves.

The vegetable beds are a bit trial and error at the moment, at least the salad leaves seem to be emerging.

At the end of the garden is the Laburnum tree shading a wild flower area. Standing under this tree I hear a constant drone of bees and watch the active blackbird family in and out of the wall ivy.

I’d really like to see whats growing in your garden, take a look at the Plant Share post to find out how to join in.

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