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An August update

Sowing winter crops It’s been a while since the last post but it’s been so hot for weeks now that gardening happens …

I’ve been waiting..

…for the big freeze to come. It’s been the most ridiculously mild winter that, counter-intuitively, I am really late with my seed …

My my, how the garden has grown

Idly scrolling through old photos  on this soggy October day, I realised just how far the garden has come since we bought …

September, at last

As I write we have just had a huge rainstorm. Our tanks are overflowing and the garden has perked up no end. …

Artichokes

Thanks to my pals Ted & Jenny, I have an underground treasure chest of these little beauties. Artichokes. Jerusalem artichokes that is. …

And the harvest goes on

It’s raining cats and dogs today, but I really felt like doing some gardening, so this morning I planted a red laurier …

Seed collection No 1 – Shungiku

 Just harvested a couple of packets of chop suey greens seeds (Chrysanthemum coronarium). They were excellent this year – we had dozens …

Abundance

It might look a bit tired after a long hot summer of production, but the vegetable garden has been terrific for its …