There has been some harvesting going on here at the Homestead. The sun has been extremely sly and evasive this season, which agrees with me in everything except how the fruit and veges have been delayed in ripening. The Billington plums were a week or two slower but the tree rewarded us very well. We very much … More Harvesting Some Goodness
I have to admit that the vege garden has been left to its own devices a bit lately. I haven’t been the best plant mum but I’ve been a good human mum and that’s what really matters. The Little Fulla decided he’s not sleeping through anymore and then then he started a needy process called … More The Late Summer Vege Garden
The tomato harvest has begun! But I’m not the only one who has been a’harvesting. Something has been eating my tomatoes. Big chunks out of my tomatoes. My suspect list had two names on it: birds and possums. Surely possums would eat the whole fruit, but the amount of munching was more extensive than I … More Tomatoes and Theivery
It’s about time for an update on that vege garden of mine. Or at least some of it. All the hot, sunny weather here is helping things to ripen more quickly, but also means I have to spend a lot of time watering. The bamboo tomato tee-pees are holding up well and have a handy side … More What’s Going on in That Vege Garden?