I’m coming up to my third full summer of growing vegetables in my dedicated raised planter beds. On reflection, I definitely had a great dose of beginners luck. I’ve not successfully grow eggplant on successive attempts. The corn last year was dismal. And the tomatoes were only “ok” for the effort expended. This year I […]
I can’t claim the growing rights for these beauties as I purchased them from the nursery with the buds already on, but they were too gorgeous not to share. The are Snowball Hydrangea, also known as Schneeball. They were chosen to line the top of a 50cm high retaining wall outside the kitchen doors and […]
Having trialed a patch for just over a year now, time has come to roll out Chamomile as my answer to a “no mow lawn”. My trial patch was sprayed with weed killer 2 or 3 times over a 5 month period before planting the chamomile in plugs grown for seed. This alone was not […]
And so we begin.