Red Mustard Seed Harvest

The stunning image of the Red Mustard leaves in our front garden had waned to one resembling more of an unkept garden. But now the seeding plants have been harvested and hung to dry and the garden is a little more 'normal'. These plants gave us many leaves for salads and for cooked meals. They … Continue reading Red Mustard Seed Harvest

The Flowing of the Water

This Little Fella has seen the rise and demise of our previous garden and is now witnessing the revitalising of the soil at Tillellan and the new evolution into what is to come. Here we are happy to be tapping into greywater and allowing extra water to run between swales and soak into the ground … Continue reading The Flowing of the Water

Keeping Up Appearances

A quick review of the lunar calendar suggests that I am better to sow seeds into the garden beginning this weekend. Ok. What's a few more days . . . In the meantime there has been no rest. I have tidied up the front yard so that 'weed' seeds don't got wandering too far into … Continue reading Keeping Up Appearances

Spring Convulsions

There is nothing quite like the impetus garnered from knowing that the warmer weather is coming, to get you cracking on jobs around the garden. And I can tell you there is no shortage of jobs - evident from the significant lack of posts this month. And last month. And the month before. The last … Continue reading Spring Convulsions

July Update :Sun, Rain & Little Rock, AR

  What a month. The entry of Winter and with some decent rain showers and the occasional hail it asserted its arrival. We've still had  some wonderful sunny days however. From Sunday the 8th of July to the 12th we had beautiful, sunny weather. It was like summer had arrived. A real taste of summer. … Continue reading July Update :Sun, Rain & Little Rock, AR