Garden log 04/02/14

Yeah it’s been a while. I haven’t had a whole heap of time for gardening and plus having a giant stomach makes it kinda awkward. A wonderful friend is coming over to help me catch up a bit tomorrow, but here’s how we stand for now.      

Garden log 11/12/13

        Finally, a few pictures from various angles, so you can admire the overgrownness of the grasses around it and the general ramshackle nature of it all. There’s order in there, I promise.      

Garden log 25/09/13

I’ve had a busy morning in the garden. I should really be making myself something to eat but I can’t be bothered. Maybe I’ll have some more chocolate in the interim. We’ve had a couple of cold days and nights since my last update, but on the whole it’s been warmish and wet. Excellent news … Continue reading

Garden log 13/09/13

Direct sowed some beetroot, red silverbeet, kale, carrots, lettuces, broccoli, celery. Cunningly put down seed raising mix first, in the hopes it’ll help germination. Just realised I forgot to take a photo of the strawberry flowers – very exciting! Will get one when there are more. All the gourds I sowed inside have germinated. Except … Continue reading

Garden log 31/08/13

  That was a few days ago. AH took the boys to the airport (1.5hrs away) today to see Ouma off, so I got a good chunk of time in the garden and did quite a bit of weeding. I also sowed some bergamot, some swan plants, some bishop’s flower, and some gaura the bride … Continue reading

Garden log 12/11/12

On a totally unrelated note, 21/11/12 will be a really cool date. So, the garden is doing well. I think I’m running a bit late on pretty much everything, but that’s ok, cos at least things are happening! A couple of plants aren’t doing super well (really just the cucumbers), but on the whole they’re … Continue reading

Garden log 06/10/12

I meant to be doing one of these each week, but the one last week got interrupted by children (hardly a surprise) and I never got back round to it. But I have been doing stuff, honest! Good news! Everything from my sowing on 15/09/12 has germinated. Bad news! While it did germinate, just, the … Continue reading