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Watering My Way

Right, it’s getting drier and drier  –  the rains we’ve had in Newtown, Wellington the last month have mostly been less than 4mm, which isn’t quite enough to really wet the soil and make my edible oasis thrive. 462 more words


Spring changes

Last night, I woke up at about 3am thinking “oh no, it’s going to hail on my newly planted tomatoes!” and ran out in the garden under pouring rain to put cloches on all the seedlings. 115 more words

Notes From My Garden

Labour Day

After this beautiful weekend, the rain is now pouring down and watering all the little seedlings that are just in the ground. My garden looks naked, several beds have been cleared of all the winter cover crops but the new plants are still small. 169 more words

Notes From My Garden

Late September Plot.

When I started this blog I was determined to celebrate all of the glories and idiosyncrasies of allotment life, successes, failures, the what-might-have-beens and the thoughts that flutter around like late-autumn butterflies, never to be grasped again. 578 more words