The Swathe of Spring Seeds & Seedlings

I said I wasn't going to grow potatoes this season because I didn't have the space or inclination , but then I read one of those articles about the most pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables and potatoes are one of them... So, I bought just a small bag of Agria seed potatoes; 5 to be precise,…

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The Great Vege Garden Expansion Plan Rises Again

The Great Vege Garden Expansion Plan is back on track and it is exciting. First, I had to turn off the water pump and move the carport tap from one side of its post to another, so it was out of the path of the next raised bed to be built. Then I re-did the…

A Fruity Situation

The plum harvest was a glorious red tide of fruity goodness. It just wasn't as long as I thought it might be. Between eating them, freezing them and giving some away the harvest dwindled before I could decide what to do next. I'll have to continue my plum preserving experiments next year. The other plum tree…

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…