Time for a change

New look ‘Frog Pond Farm’ blog. Yay! As I’m not super computer savvy, I did have some help. So huge thanks to Dirk, an IT whiz and a seriously good bloke who just happens to be our neighbour. How lucky am I? A pic post … Just about ready I’m NOT grumpy! Camellia magic Muriwai Beach Splash A sea of …

Go garlic!

Without doubt, one of my favourite things to do in my garden is plant garlic. Yesterday I shoved 36 of the best specimens I could get my mitts on (all grown here of course) into the soil. Variety? Who knows – but I’m confident that they are heirloom. Being huge garlic fans, we just happened …

Marlborough

No vege garden ramblings this week, I was in Marlborough for grape harvest. What an experience it was too! I had no idea what was involved and how much there was to coordinate. What did I do? Well not much really, except eat loads of grapes, take lots of pics and pray like crazy for good weather – it …

Harvest and The Garden Share Collective

Well it’s harvest time – grapes that is and I’m down in Marlborough camera in hand in the ‘thick’ of it. Wonderful place to be, plucking sauvignon blanc grapes from the vines and munching away on the succulent berries as I dart amongst the greenery taking pics for Toi Toi. Perfect! It’s time for another The Garden …