The cabbages are lovely now. After eating broccoli until it "came out of our ears" we now have cabbages in abundance. This is how it is when you "grow your own" despite successive plantings and distributing seedlings into different micro-climates around the yard. There are some advantages to this though, and I've described before the pleasure of waiting for the season for particular fruits or vegetables.
Most have been these black and white flowers as usual....
The coriander that I planted at the beginning of the winter is flowering too... very pale pink.
The new crop of coriander is up as well. This may well go straight to seed when the warm weather and longer days arrive, but we'll enjoy it while we can.
In the "herb garden" the jonquils are wild! The lavender is the Australian variety, Sidonie. Leaves on the left of the picture are mustard. I planted this to compete with the sour sobs that used to grow here, and it has worked. Apparently mustard is also a "soil steriliser" and seems to rid the ground of pests. I want to see whether the earthworms are there once this patch is finished. I am always apprehensive about anything that rids the soil of living organisms as it might just get rid of the earthworms as well.
More jonquils... the garden is filled with perfumed air at the moment.
Here is yet another variety of jonquils with creamy outer petals and yellow centre.