Monthly Archives: October 2011

Thursdays Findings

After what seems like such a long time, the sweet peas have started to flower. There is a real splash of colour heading for the garden in the next couple of days as buds open up. This photo was taken … Continue reading

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New garden plantings and AP system

After the days and days of sun and rain alternating across the Great Southern the vegetables are really putting on some growth spurts. The corn is taking off and the tubers are doing well. In the aquaponics system we have … Continue reading

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Yummy Yummy Fruit salad

My wife made me this beautiful fruit salad this morning and after a few mouthfuls I just had to take a photo to capture the moment. Blueberries, oranges, mango, strawberries. We also made our own granola a few weeks back … Continue reading

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Those crazy birds

All of our chooks like one particular nest. I have offered alternative nests and nesting sites but to no avail. Usually they take turns during the morning to lay an egg each. Now that Jennifer Aniston is clucky they often … Continue reading

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Beet kvass and Bread & Butter Pudding

We had friends call for dinner last night. One had never had bread and butter pudding so before they headed back home today I made one with the rest of the baguette that we had. Just a nice, simple pudding … Continue reading

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The Babaco

Happily, our babaco both have fruit forming on them. One has had fruit forming for nearly a year now I think, it seems to be taking a loooooong time. The other has just flowered and it looks like a couple … Continue reading

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Garden Update mid October

After several overcast and warm days it is finally raining this morning. Quite a decent shower. Hopefully also enough to settle in some of the plants and seedlings that I planted nearly a week ago. The apricot has dropped one … Continue reading

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