Planting And Pruning in a Hairy Way

This week I have gotten quite a bit done in the garden, which is most pleasing. We had a few beautiful days and although we've had a lot of time with family this week, I made the most of my gardening time before the rain returned. I planted my new 'Royal Rosa' apricot tree in…

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In Which The Chickens Get Enlisted

I have done something that is great for both the chickens and for me. I have enlisted the chickens onto my compost team. I am in the process of moving the weedpost pile, the pile where I was chucking my weeds and the worms and bugs were decomposing them, into the chicken pen. I didn't…

Fruit Check-in

After the craziness of Christmas I now have some time to catch up on my gardening and blogging. There are so many things to write about! I will start with the fruit. Oh, yes, and happy New Year people! Our hot, sticky New Year's Eve was spent trying to get The Little Fulla to sleep…

Garden Catch-up

I am playing a game of catch-up with my garden tasks. Making up for lost time and making the most of the sunny weather before it runs away. Yes, the sun arrived! Welcome, yellow friend. This means I finally got to spray my fruit trees and roses with copper fungicide to prevent any nasty fungal diseases…