Juggling in And Out of The Garden

It is hard to write a blog post about the garden at the moment without using the 's' word and the 'b' word: slow and behind. I'm still playing catch-up in a busy season. Who needs to fold washing when you can have a self-serve for the family on the couch? It also seems to…

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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Much has been going on at Twiglet Homestead. There has been plenty to write about but not much chance to do so. We've had the good (things that have gone well), the bad (things that have not gone well but have gotten better) and the ugly (things that have spiraled downward towards a black hole).…

A Strawberry Patch is Born

So, this happened: I'm not entirely sure how. The Husband did dig the hole for the apple tree, which I was most grateful for, but as for the rest of it, would you believe... Woodland Fairies? The Husband believes in The Cleaning Fairy, so she's bound to have some green-fingered friends. Somehow the newest garden…

In Which The Strawberries Move House

The strawberries needed to move house. They had resided in the super long wooden 'planter box' The Husband found on a pile of pallets for the last year or two but it was falling apart. People always commented on what a cool idea it was and I liked it too, although it was taking up…