Thanks to all who came to share the day with us and especially to Dianne who encouraged me all the way.
It was such a lovely Brisbane day and I learnt that I have more edible plants in my garden than I thought! From Sophie and Andrew , I learnt what to do with my ugly mass of gelatinous kombucha ... ..thanks.
What a glorious day and a glorious garden we had a visit in today. Steve and Ann's garden is magical - approximately 1/4 of an acre (I'm guessing here - it could be larger) of beautifully maintained gardens with edibles dispersed through the ornamentals, lovely large verandah to sit an chat on and a quiet setting down near the Brisbane river. This first photo shoes the lovely verandah…Continue
A walk around the happenings in the garden is to experience a lot of up and down.
There are a lot of plants hanging about. Hangers on -- attaching themselves to on-hand climbing or clambering things.
Nowadays every new seedling I plant is marked with a stick.
It a dog defence.…Continue
25 degrees today People! This is not winter weather, today was glorious. Sure, there was a little bit of a nip in the air but you couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day.
I went outside and did my big weekly harvest. I always do a midweek small harvest but collect a lot on the weekend (I had today off so it was my "weekend" :). Currently have a big pot of tomato sauce in the thermomix cooking up for the week. It manages to use up all the little capsicums, a good chunk of…Continue
The weeds don't thrive. Irrigation needs are forgiving. Plants grow in their own good time...
Mind you, seeds are slow to sprout . But if you are patient, the harvests keep a'comin.
Best time of year: no question. Here in SEQ at least.
Despite my best efforts I still have some empty spaces left…Continue