Photo time

I thought this week that rather than launch into my usual garden spiel, that instead I would let the photos do the talking. It might be dying, but it is still larger than life I’m hiding .. you can’t see me My one and only turban pumpkin Feijoas are ripening .. feeding the possums too Banana magic …

March on Autumn – 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! Love it. Autumn is here! Goodbye summer what a season you were, so very hot and dry …

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 …

What spring?

Bumble bees hard at it … amongst my wild flowers Well the weather is quite honestly ‘crappy’. Not much else to say about it really. So much for having a long weekend! I had a windbreak put up around the raised kumara bed on Friday. They were getting absolutely hammered by the relentless wind. In …

Unveiling those splendid brassicas

A very special day, the removal of the cloche. It is time to give those cauli, cabbage and broccoli some breathing room.  The growth of these plants is significant …. given they have only been in the ground for the past 7 weeks. As with all unveilings, I stand their appraising my vege, patting those …

My Garden … meet the beds! I have several raised beds, to be honest about 6 or so … and to make gardening easy I have numbered each bed (please tell me I’m not the only one that does this?)  Might sound odd, but it makes gardening much easier. The beds also vary in size, …