Wednesday 15 May 2013

Nature is clever like that..

A couple of weeks ago we planted our vegetable seeds which is always a favourite activity...
So favourite in fact that a certain little boy insisted on helping despite having a fever. Poor baby so poorly...
But a mere mention of seeds brings a momentary bout of excitement...

What's nice this year is that Lucas really gets what we are doing and wants to join in. Rather than in previous years where he preferred to dig up and stand on rather than plant anything...

Whenever we sow seeds I can't imagine anything will actually grow. You keep looking and looking each day and there is seemingly no change. Then all of a sudden you notice something tiny poking out through the dirt. Whoever spots them first yells to everyone else 'Quick come look at the tiny something that wasn't there before!' And we are always surprised. We sowed them, we watered, we fed them and yet we are still surprised. Nature is clever like that. So right now I need to yell something at you...
'Quick come look at the tiny something that wasn't there before!' 
It's growing!!

In fact much to my delight everything in the garden is growing...


  1. How exciting! I wish I could have a garden, but alas city living!

    Hope you have wonderful veggies from your garden!

    1. aw maybe one day, or even some sort of loft/window garden I always think they look so lovely.

      Thank you x

  2. How fun! I can't wait till we can get our back yard in shape so we can plant a garden in it!

  3. Beautiful! I am hoping to do some planting this weekend with my little one. Waiting is the hardest part!

  4. So exciting isn't it?! What did you plant? I basically planted salad this year :-)

  5. Yes so exciting! I planted lettuce, spinach, carrots, courgettes, Butternut squash, onion, sweet peas, runner beans!

  6. Gardening is full of excitement!
    So wonderful to have children getting interested in it too.
    The most exciting thing I have right now is my Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans. I planted them April 15, and they are up and making little runners reaching for the bamboo pole trellis! Hurrah!
    Have a wonderful day!
    Lea's Menagerie

    1. ooh I googled them and they look a lot like our runner beans, yum!


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