|Posted on May 8, 2019 at 11:40 AM|
It’s raining AGAIN. When you are trying to get seeds and seedlings in the ground it is helpful if the soil is not water logged. Needless to say not much was accomplished in the flower patch this week except pulling weeds. Aster seeds were started indoors along with Cantebury bells, basil, ageratum and statice.
I am happy to report that direct seeded zinnias, sunflowers, celosia and more marigolds have germinated and are growing well. Marigolds are one of my favorite flowers. I plant the Giant Yellow from Johnny’s seed. The flowers are big, beautiful, and have a sweet smell along with strong stems. This year I am also trying Jedi Orange from Ameriseed. The anticipation…