Seedlings and summer

Fishing! One of my favourite past times, next to gardening of course! Something mind you that I do rarely. Why? Well quite simply, if you have land and animals and loads of gardens, it gets really tough trying to get away. So after saying all of that, I did manage to get away last weekend. …

A very busy time

Yes another post .. and so soon too! I had such a busy weekend thought it best to split my activity. So here goes At last, I have done my garden plan for winter and given that some plants take up to 6 weeks before they are ready to go out into the ‘big wide …

So what is happening in my garden?

Wow, what a weekend. Yesterday was another gorgeous hot summers day, went to the beach in the morning and then came back home and got straight into it. So what is happening in the Bonner’s vege garden? Thought you might like to know what is literally happening in each bed … RB1 – Kumara seems …

At last .. hot compost making

Well at long last we put together another hot compost about time too! Before I launch into the details you do need to consider a few things about the site  … sounds an odd thing to say, but your ‘post’ needs to be in a sunny position, ideally out of the wind and have good …

Hot and dry

Well it is Sunday and it is hot and dry. It didn’t rain last week as forecast  which was super disappointing. It is meant to rain today too, but not a drop in sight. I don’t think I recall a summer quite like this with only 9mm of rain in January. Not good! So what is …