Bye bye Autumn …

and hello winter and ‘The Garden Share Collective’. It’s time for another monthly update where a group of like minded garden bloggers, share their vege patches with all those interested – the trials and tribulations of growing your own! Today is so mild about 18, which given we have had two frosts already this week is amazing! Those …

It’s a blue day

This is a gate, and when you live in the country with animals you must ‘shut’ gates, especially those that lead into a prized vege garden. I think my sheep must have thought they had died and gone to heaven when they spotted the gate to my beautiful vege patch wide open. Of course when I saw them …

What should I call him?

Well we have new additions to the Frog Pond Farm community .. one rather gangly Splash Orpington rooster who is about 20 weeks old and devoid of tail feathers, and two rather gorgeous Australorp hens aged about 16 weeks. So our new alarm clock has arrived, although he is yet to crow! As chooks are notorious for having …

Autumn magic …

I love my garden, my camera and autumn! The last few days have been magic … I just love this mild weather, warm sunny days and masses of coloured leaves underfoot. Seriously I have had the best weekend in my garden, and out and about with that camera (sorry about the scattered pics with no …

Olives and The Garden Share Collective

It’s time for another The Garden Share Collective update.  A monthly community of like minded garden bloggers who put pen to paper to share their vege patches with all those interested – the trials and tribulations of growing your own! Thanks Lizzie and congrats to you on the birth of Isla. This weekend has been another harvest …