Get those beds ready ..

Our spring driveway … Spring … it is such a brilliant time of year, except for the wind! The weather has been so unsettled lately, if I thought the weather was bad last weekend … Not much point worrying about the lack of bees either … thanks to this relentless wind, I doubt if there …

Away on holiday ..

Yes there is a time in the life of all gardens when they have to ‘fend’ for themselves! With the exception of those damned slugs and snails winter is without doubt the easiest time to leave the garden for any period. No need for water – especially in Auckland, there is always plenty of that …

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 …