garden bits

Last night was my first full picking of lettuce, which I had with a cheddar&chive omelette and oven fries. I always sow lettuce thickly (early crops have to start under a bell cloche), and harvest the first few meals by pulling up whole plants to make space for the rest to grow! The variety is “Marvel of the Four Seasons”, a rather floppy lettuce but extremely reliable here.
Also last night, the first flower on geranium versicolour (the Pencilled Geranium) opened after the showers in the afternoon.

"marvel of the Four Seasons" green lettuce tinged with red.

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pale pink flwer with veins a dark purple looking like pencil lines