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Tag Archives: Vegetables
Summer Smells like …
It’s been ages since I showed photos of our garden. Today is the first day of Summer, and this year Spring was kind! See what we’ve been up to in our space.
Pixie in the Garden
With all of these posts lately about sewing and handcrafts, have you been wondering how things are going in our garden? All of the summer veggies are finished up, so we’ve pulled out the zucchini plants and the straggly tomatoes. In their place we have some self-sown Zinnias, plus seedlings of tomatoes and some cucumbers.Continue reading “Pixie in the Garden”
Early Spring 2016
Now that Spring is here, we are changing some of our garden spaces around. This back patio gets very hot in summer. We are preparing to create an outdoor kitchen / potting bench area here, to make better use of the space. At the moment we are using the area as a nursery to raiseContinue reading “Early Spring 2016”
Winter garden wrap-up
Last time I spoke about our vegetable garden, it was Autumn. We had seedlings of broccoli and broad beans just starting out. Check out what happened over winter with these crops. You won’t believe the transformation of our baby Tree Lucerne!
Autumn in the garden
Today was an amazingly warm autumn day – a big change from the very cold weather we had over the Easter weekend! The little chicks are growing up fast. Cricket is now saying “bok bok” a lot more than “cheep cheep”, and charlotte is growing a rather lovely hen’s tail. I’m feeling a little reservedContinue reading “Autumn in the garden”
Autumn garden: random bits
We’ve had a fair bit of rain over the last few days, and some of our recent plantings have started to shoot up! Here’s a pictorial update, and some random extras thrown in. 🙂