After their second year in my hands from seed, the foxglove comes out with a vengeance! The lettuce is rolling out, the carrots are ready for a second culling to make sure those roots have plenty of space to get nice and big, the peas are light years ahead of where their brothers were last year, and the strawberries have not only made a comeback but were mysteriously able to jump into the pot my solitary chive plant had been left in after I’d nursed it all last year as the lone sprout and cut it down to nothing just before winter so I could eat it then surprised me by pulling a Jebus so hard it FLOWERED.
I think I can now officially blame the crap weather last year for my initial failures.
Unfortunately, my lupines (not pictured) have yet to show any signs of sending up flower spikes. They’re leafing and happy and thick as thieves, but not flowering. The zone here in Kentucky is about the southern limit lupine likes to grow in (Maine, the Rockies, and the Andes are it’s home) so they may never be happy enough to flower, but I have to keep trying for Miss Rumphius (somehow no one remembers that book, let alone how much I loved it, except for me)