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Harvest Monday - August 25, 2014

Only two harvests over the last week – I was (finally, finally, finally!) so busy reading books again that I could barely take the time to cook, let alone to bother with picking and cleaning and chopping homegrown vegetables. 188 more words


Summer Has Left Austria

A month ago, I said goodbye to the last of the spring harvest and looked forward to enjoying our summer fruit.  With the erroneous concept that the garden was self-sufficient, Hubs and I took off for a week on our first real vacation since I arrived in Austria.   951 more words

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Harvest Monday - August 18, 2014

From the community garden.

Pretty decently-sized windowsill carrots.

Tomatoes for some quick middle-of-the-night pasta…

Apparently that was all… there was another basket of apples from the work-neighbours, but forgot to take a picture. 41 more words

Balcony Gardening

[Belated] Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day

It seems I’m always late with everything.  And I never really want to write anything.

Balcony Gardening

The Portable Garden

I’m in for a bit of a busy week. I’m going abroad, briefly, and then on home to the Midlands for a bit. It’s a lot to pack in to a couple of days. 424 more words

Balcony Gardening

Harvest Monday - August 11, 2014

The balcony/community garden harvests keep trickling in, interrupted by days of far too much fruit from somewhere else…

My first time growing broccoli wasn’t all that successful (first the plants got half-eaten by a hare and then I almost forgot to harvest them – should have done that a couple of days earlier) and these “balcony-sized” short carrots didn’t really impress me either. 179 more words