Category Archives: Garden

Tomatoes

It is probably the onset of winter that makes me long for the hot summer days again (although i hate really hot weather during summer… the grass is always greener right?) but it got me thinking about summer gardening and … Continue reading

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Garden update

I am very lucky. Even though I am away my garden has not been neglected! L has been super busy turning over the soil in a new garden bed and getting some autumn planting done! He has started onion seedlings, … Continue reading

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Lest we forget

Yesterday was ANZAC day. As well as the dawn service at the War Memorial another tradition of ANZAC day is of course ANZAC biscuits… L wanted biscuits and I didn’t want to miss out so I found a recipe for … Continue reading

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Curly tatties

We harvested some potatoes on the weekend and got a bit of a surprise: they were all conjoined and curly! Does anyone know why? They still tasted great and made excellent wedges with fish but sure were strange looking. Lumpy … Continue reading

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Autumn planting

I have taken advantage of the nicest weekend weather Canberra has seen all year to do some autumn planting in my garden. I have created two new garden beds (phew exhausting work!) for root crops and brassicas! Here is my … Continue reading

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Heirlooms

My heirloom seeds have arrived!!! I was browsing the Diggers Club website a few weeks ago and got very excited about all the unusual varieties of vegetables that are available. Many are much more nutritious than the common commercial varieties. … Continue reading

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