I love gardening and I do OK, but I really don't have that magic touch like my mom who could grow an oak from a stone.
I planted a tray of oriental poppy seeds and eventually just chucked the soil on the garden - not one appeared. Not strictly true a few appeared and had one day in too much sun and fried.
Similarly, the foxglove tray did the same but they have about a half dozen clinging on to life. I am hoping they will prick out into little pots soon and go in the garden next year - who knows. So a fiver's (!) worth of seeds and if I manage to get a foxglove from it I'll be lucky. Mind you I saw foxgloves last year in pots at £6.99 a pop..... so I'd still be in pocket. Just not the vision of a garden full of oriental poppies and foxgloves that I dreamed of.
I also saved seed from and sowed some hellebores - doesn't look like they've made it either.
This is the best pot as I haven't a clue what I put in here......
|the mystery pot|