An Autumn Garden Update

The feijoas are in full swing. As usual, we're having trouble keeping up with them and I am scolding myself for not having pruned the hulking great tree properly yet. We also have figs, apples and some grapes, from a huckory old vine that is in the Corner Pen, which I have never looked after…

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The Final Mow

After a turbulent relationship and many attempts to fix it, by both The Husband and I, our old lawnmower finally called it quits. I had just managed to fix up three different parts and got it going after The Husband said it was stuffed, so I was feeling quite the handyman. I got a bit…

Back to The Garden

It is lovely to be back to my garden. Not that most of it looks lovely at the moment, but it's good to get back to work in it. It seems there was a bunch of rain while we were away and the weeds were rather pleased about it. However, we've had beautiful sunny days…

Being Productive in The Sweltering Heat

I'm not sure what happened to Spring. Did it even come? We basically went from rain overload to stinkin' hot and dry. Oh, Spring, Spring, wherefore art though, Spring? December is usually fairly mild here and Christmas is traditionally cloudy and sometimes rainy, which is quite acceptable to me. But this Summer arrived with a…