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Around my home....this garden has done extremely well thanks to regular feeds and plenty of water😉

Around my home….this garden has done extremely well thanks to regular feeds and plenty of water😉

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With so much crazy weather which has persisted for the past couple of weeks, much of my gardening has for now, been put on hold. However, as luck would have it the rain managed to  stop long enough for us to set-up a new garden bed which I am using solely for flowers!
To get things started, I had ordered a mixed selection of seedlings ‘online’ which for the most part were made up of Carnations ‘Charbaud finest mix, Poppies ‘Shirley Double mix, Snapdragons ‘Magic carpet, Brachycome ‘Mixed splendour’  ,Nigella ‘Persian jewels mix’ (aka”love in a mist”), Hollyhock ‘Chaters Double mix’, and Aquilegia ‘Mckanna Giants Mix. I found buying my seeds online far outways that of purchasing from any of the local stores with prices much more affordable…many were as cheap as $1.00 a packet, and they even offer FREE postage for orders over $10.00.
I’d already planted my vegies as many of my readers would remember from previous post  (https://deliberatelydebbie.wordpress.com/2015/03/14/hello-autumn/ ) and more recently, I added a few Freesia bulbs,especially in memory of my mother. For now they remain amongst the peas and capsicums and appear to be managing quite well so fingers crossed!

New garden bed for seedlings...Once these babies are ready to be moved, they will (hopefully) settle in to their new home to create a cottage-garden effect!

New garden bed for seedlings..

Once these babies are ready to be moved, they will (hopefully) settle in to their new home to create a cottage-garden effect!

Brachycome-Mckanna Grey/green foliage with dainty single flowers in a mix of blue, pink and white.

Brachycome-Mckanna
Grey/green foliage with dainty single flowers in a mix of blue, pink and white.

Nigella 'Persian Jewels' 'Persian Jewels' series – is a mixture of shades of mauve, lavender, purple, rose, light blue and white double flowers.

Nigella ‘Persian Jewels’
‘Persian Jewels’ series – is a mixture of shades of mauve, lavender, purple, rose, light blue and white double flowers.

Cottage garden favourite.  Good for borders, growing along walls or fences and as a cut flower.  Hollyhock-Chaters Double Attracts butterflies and bees.  Long flowering.

Cottage garden favourite. Good for borders, growing along walls or fences and as a cut flower. Hollyhock-Chaters Double
Attracts butterflies and bees. Long flowering.

Aquilegia Mckanna Giants Mix Ideal For:     cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden

Aquilegia Mckanna Giants Mix
Ideal For:
cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden

Freesias

Freesias

Italian Parsley...hanging garden bed!

Italian Parsley…hanging garden bed!

Carpobrotus rossii aka "Pigs Face" in my hanging garden

Carpobrotus rossii aka “Pigs Face” in my hanging garden

VEGIE UPDATE!

As you can see from the photos (below) both capsicum and peas are absolutely thriving on all the rain!
The only new addition in this bed were some Onion ‘Creamgold’ seeds

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Capsicums

Capsicums

My peas flourishing!

My peas flourishing!

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