Weather on Tayside has been perfect for gardening these last few weeks. We have had enough rainfall to moisten the soil, followed by some dry warm days to catch up on planting and sowing.
As cold winds continue to delay a decent spring day, plants grown under glass and now needing to harden off are having to be patient.
It’s that time of year again when all keen gardeners and allotment plot holders with a greenhouse get quite excited about this year’s challenge of growing better tomatoes than last year.
Spring is long overdue, and this feature on spring flowers had to be put back a couple of times as spring flowers were hard to find.
Gardening is no longer just about growing a few basic fruit and vegetables.
Rhubarb was always popular in childhood days as most folk with a garden had a wee patch.
Our gardening activities are always dictated by the weather, so although my sowing schedule indicated it was time to sow tomatoes, sweet peas, broad beans and a few salads, the winter has kept its grip and so delaying plans.
There is always a place in most people’s garden for a few summer flowering annuals.
Dundee City hopes to become a great holiday destination for visitors and tourists.
Life appears to move forward at an ever increasing pace.