Preserved lemons? Yes please ..

It has been raining here on and off for the past week, which by the way is fab! The plants are loving the water from above – the grass is green again, trees are standing to attention and my garden is growing like mad! True. As for my toms and zucchini garden, well these two …

Happy in my garden

Thirsty work being a chook! Well to start with I am sitting typing away at the kitchen table covered in dirt, twigs, grass, seeds you name it. Yes I have had a beaut day in my garden. What’s happening in the dirt? We hauled out one of our raised beds for the next residents, the …

Garden Share Collective – October

The Garden Share Collective. A monthly community of like minded garden enthusiasts who put pen to paper to share their vege patches with all those interested – the trials and tribulations of growing your own! Love it. Sunday sunshine and the frogs are busy croaking like mad outside. I’m ensconced in our office, which just …

Blooming gorgeous

Do you ever suffer from blogger’s block? I’m sitting here in the dining room staring out the window and wondering what on earth I am going to write about. Silly really as there is loads happening in the Bonner’s garden. It has been a bleak day and there is now a light drizzle .. daylight …

Winter garden update at last

OK … I have been particularly bad and not posted for a couple of weeks. Very poor indeed. I can’t even blame it on the winter blues either. Ah, but the truth is I did go to Aussie for a week to see friends and get some much needed R&R. So what is happening in my garden? …

Weather, gardens and stuff

The good thing about gardening is that between breaks in the rain you can don a jacket and nip outdoors. And believe me that is exactly what happened last weekend. Saturday weather wise wasn’t too bad. After hoisting a few unlucky weeds from the beds and a quick appraisal of shrubs that are due for …

Summer …

Nasturtium … a must in any vege garden .. Another week has zipped past .. it is Sunday and it has been just divine. Beautiful day .. super sunny and very warm. Sunburn weather! So nice to have some beaut weather as lately it has been terrible. We had torrential rain last week, the likes of …

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, …