What a fantastic crop swap we had at Liz and Lawrie's place this morning. It was so good to catch up with friends and to get to know some of our newest members. We had 30 adults and a huge variety of…Continue
I felt a bit disapointed today as I wandered around my yard. There isn't much in the garden to harvest. No bumper crops filling the fridge or freezer. No surplus to farm out to friends. Just bits here and there and unripe fruit that promise a good future, but not ready yet.
I have been harvesting about 4 strawberries per day (think I need an acre of these to get enough), about 4 red pawpaw over the last 2 weeks, some lady finger bananas, one Loganberry (I cut it in half and…Continue
Wow so excited! I just called Bunnings to see if they would donate some gardening supplies to my son's kindy. They said YES! So tomorrow I am going to pick up mulch, compost, seeds, seedlings and hopefully even some fruit trees!!! Thanks Christie at Bunnings you rock!
As hot as it was I managed to get out into the garden for much of the morning and then again in the late afternoon. I haven't spent much time in my garden over the last 6 months, so it felt so good to get out there and get my hands in the dirty.
Here are some of the things I did today:
I enjoyed some time in my garden today. It was warmer outside in the sun than it was inside, so Hailey and I had fun pottering about. I placed 3 plastic rubbish bins in 3 different locations around the yard, filled each with green leaves, some chook poo and some sheep poo and then filled them with water and popped the lids on. I will leave these for a couple of weeks and use the stewed liquid on the plants (diluted first) as liquid fertiliser. I have put them in different locations so I…Continue