With a garden visit coming up, it was time to give my garden a huge make over... so I decided to mulch. After ringing around they all seemed to have a minimum order of 10 cubic metres so I finally buckled and ordered it to be delivered on Thursday morning. Now, I love a freebie as much as anyone but they >nicely< delivered more like 15 cubic metres! Gee thanks, I was struggling to use the 10 and would have preferred to order 5 - so they deliver 15, thank you very much. …Continue
It's been a long time since I got back into the garden. Not a lot growing in the vegetable gardens I cleared a month or so ago... planted heaps of seeds but none of them seemed to want to grow with the exception of beetroot and a lonely kale plant. After going to a heap of effort and drawing a map of where I planted what, this time I just planted willy nilly without taking notes - so am expecting everything to germinate lol!
I went to the green shed and bought a…Continue
My goodness, time just flies! I have been having trouble finding time to garden, what with David who is now 5 and at 'big school' and Brendan who is coming up to 2 - my boys are growing up so fast! With working full time as well I always struggle to find time to garden, but hopefully when it is all nice again I'll find the time to maintain it...
Every time I looked at the gardens recently I shuddered and it got to the point that I was too scared to even try to do anything…Continue
Well it has been the rainiest December in history and everyone is getting very sick of it. My yard is very wet and you squelch wherever you walk... unless it is mud then you slide. The chicken pen is a slurry and a fair few spots are underwater. Lavendar looks especially bedraggled compared to the others.
I'm worried that if the rain doesn't stop soon some of the fruit trees will end up dieing from being waterlogged but nothing has succumbed yet although the new…Continue
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