Harvests continue to develop and flowers bloom at Bealtaine Smallholding. Flowers like these Sedums require little or no attention and soon fill out a space.
White Buddleia in full bloom, though there are few butterflies around at the moment. This tree, well, bush really, serves as an air island for the birds nesting in the box nearby.
Pots of Curly Kale, Chard and Pumpkins, some of which will be moved across to the new beds in the Vegetable Garden. All these have been planted in pots filled with home made compost.
The grapevine, grown from a cutting about four years ago, has produced well this season. This was pruned hard at the end of the winter and then lightly at the end of spring. Well developed bunches of grapes have set and continue to thrive.
Another good year for the apple harvest. This part of Ireland is great for growing fruit, as rhubarb, blackcurrants, redcurrant, plums, apples et al appear to thrive!
Your posts are always interesting and inviting!
I have a lot of post that I follow from WP
to catch up on – so don’t be surprised if a (lot)
are just Fav’s or liked …. I’ve read them when received
e-mail alert about your post – but when doing something
else did not take the time to do it then!
So here – will be coming a lot of ‘likes’ from me….
Thanks for all your posts that I’ve enjoyed.
Thanks so much for taking the time to read and enjoy and comment/like…it’s always great to hear feedback! Best Wishes Debrorah…Colette