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Zen Gardening

It’s the art of doing nothing, at least that’s what I’m calling it. For a few months I’ve been watching the weeds grow taller and taller and remained inside most of the time; too wet, muddy or cold.  293 more words

Backyard Adventures

Summer Gardening

(Above – Some of the tomatoes we’ve harvested – Daydream, Tommy Toe, Purple Calabash, Black Cherry, Broad Ripple Yellow Currant, Thai Pink Egg… still waiting on Roma tomatoes which were planted later.) 414 more words


Around the vegie patch

I sowed a heap of seed in two hexagon beds approximately 5 weeks ago. From the far left is a few rockmelon – honeydew seedlings, sweetcorn, beetroot and kale. 410 more words


Sharing the Bounty

One of the very best things about gardening for me is to share what we grew.  Our neighbors and friends are probably sick of tomatoes, squash and peppers by now but we love the exchange of produce and eggs that goes on along our street.   183 more words