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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We Dug up The Front Lawn

The previous weekend sure was eventful. It started off with a gunman on the loose who wound up in our community. That is not something you ever want to face. A police helicopter circling our neighbourhood in the black of night and all the unknowns of who and where and what were a frightful thing.…

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…

The Great Pumpkin Carnival

We've been having a few technical difficulties here. My computer had a series of fits and then it promptly died. Fortunately, I have The Husband, who has been hard at work building me a new computer. So, I think we're back on track now! The day before the Great Pumpkin Carnival was once again full…