Growing sweet peas: June update

Not everything in the garden is rosy – there are other flowers too and I am pleased to report that the sweet peas are doing ok. I am going along the rows and supporting the stems with wire rings and removing tendrils once a week. The reward is long, strong stems supporting the fragrant blooms. The plants are about 1m high now and most have started to bloom.

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There are 50 plants and about 12 varieties. There was some bud drop at first but most plants have got over that now.

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