My daffodils and primroses are beautiful. My rosemary and rosemary cutting* should be blooming within the next two weeks. Unfortunately, green pests have already killed most of my crocuses :(.
I really struggled with them last year but do not want to use chemical pest control. I have tried to mix up the plants on the balcony (mainly using french marigolds and nasturtium) and to spray some water + soap on them – See “Town & Country gardening” article with that regards. However, if you know any other good natural pest control please share it!!!!!
I sowed my basil indoors two weeks ago but I can’t see anything yet. However, my chives, pepper mint, persil and thym already look beautiful.
Sowing tomatoes (indoor), red onion and sunflower…
Spring is definitely my favourite season….
* I made my rosemay cutting in October and that’s extremely easy:
1) Take a cutting that has some harder wood on it /
2) Remove the leaves from the bottom of the cutting (approx. 2 cm)
3) Place the cutting in your garden.
Most online articles recommend to place it in a small pot filled with compost first and to transplant it later on. Obviously it depends where you live and when you do it but from my experience in Ireland and southern France if you make the cutting at the right time of the year (late Spring or September/October) and place it directly in a normal pot/ garden it works perfectly fine.