Summer Daze

We have a new addition to the family, Lily who is a Perendale sheep, with quite possibly the loudest baa I have ever heard! She has attitude to boot and a penchant for food – any food. Thankfully she has settled in well with Mookie our other pet sheep, who still holds the status of …

Spring bounce

You all know how much I love my veg garden right? When walking past my herb and salad bed, I can’t help but stand back and admire the bustling veg within. Calendula and forget-me-not, oregano (which has doubled in size since the start of spring), rosemary, thyme, parsley which is going to seed (shame on …

Leaky hose

While watering my veg garden the other morning before the heat of the day, I noted that some things just never change. After all these years and given that I really do know better, I still over plant. Why I planted three zucchini in close confines is baffling. Why I planted a cucumber next door …