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Veggie Patch - 3 days of soil turning [image heavy]

Day 1, Sunday:
* bought seedlings while at the Stirling market and a mandarin tree from a nursery
* I turned 1/3rd of the soil bed, lengthwise (North-South direction) 62 more words

My Life In Australia

From the veg patch: Spuds, glorious spuds!

We finally dug up the spuds yesterday and it was a bumper crop! They started flowering weeks ago but I’d been putting off harvesting until we’d used up the shop-bought potatoes in the fridge. 277 more words


August Veg Update

It’s now four months since we moved to York, and we have a fully functioning veggy patch! Yay!
The tomatoes have started to set on my Gardener’s Delights, and after spending a good hour removing all extra leaves and trusses that won’t set in time to fruit, they are looking pretty damn good. 150 more words


Jason Vale's 5lbs in 5 Days

I have lost and gained and lost and gained weight over the past months.  I put on 8 pounds during my holiday which I am very fed up about.   544 more words

Undara Volcanic National Park, Queensland

After an inauspicious introduction to Chillagoe town centre we were pretty keen to get out of the park, see the sights and then make tracks! 863 more words

Cape York

101 ways with French beans

It’s difficult when growing your own vegetables to avoid the common glut that so often occurs in the amateur gardener’s veggie patch. Avoiding the glut requires a little planning, time and patience: holding back from planting all your vegetable seeds in the first few weeks of spring, being vigilant with successional sowings throughout the year and taking the time to put some research into the seasonality of your crops, to find out what should be planted when and how often. 413 more words


#Drawing August Day 15

Today’s drawing is of a green pepper my friend brought me from her vegetable patch.