Well summer is officially over, and I haven’t reported much from the garden this year. To be honest, after my horrible end to last year I let it all go a bit to sh*t. I had big plans at the start of spring, but as everyone knows, life rarely goes according to plan, and I’ll just have … Continue reading Tom-ay-to, Tom-ar-to.
Now Spring is finally here I’m resolved to grow more food in the garden. I need to put my money where my mouth is if I’m talking about seasonal, locally grown, food miles matters. But, I needed to start from scratch with a big mouth and no money. Last year didn’t deliver the bumper harvests of the year … Continue reading Spring Garden Project: Creating A New Veggie Bed.
Is it finally spring? I really hope so this time. We had a fairly mild spell of weather the week before last, and the sun shone, if somewhat half-heartedly. I would say it was almost pleasant. The unexpected warmth even fooled nature, and all the trees in our neighbourhood burst into blossom, only for the hopeful … Continue reading Is it Finally Spring? Veggie garden update.
A few weeks ago I finally harvested the olives from our back yard trees. It was tricky this year, with loads still green and unripe when the first ones were ready, and we had perfect, sunny days. Then there was a long run of rainy weather where ladder climbing would have been reckless. So frustrating! … Continue reading The Olive Harvest.