Early Summer

  The early morning is when the garden is at it's most alive. Bullfrog is calling of course. Especially if there is a light rain shower in the  hours before sunrise. There are golden bees, floured with bright golden pollen, crawling through the brilliant yellow pumpkin flowers. The chilacayote vine is rambling all over the … Continue reading Early Summer

The Albany Agricultural Show – Trouble in Paradise.

It has been a busy week, but there is no rest for this man. I am rather over-tired and I have some opinions to vent. Which I do very irregularly. But I will unpack a few right here and now. This past Friday and Saturday the SHOW has come to town. Well, when a very … Continue reading The Albany Agricultural Show – Trouble in Paradise.

Turtle Eggs

We have had more turtle adventures. This afternoon in amongst birthday festivities we had two approach our house from the park. We were alerted to the first turtle by a vehicle stopping outside our house to make sure it crossed the road safely. At this point there was already a turtle up by our bins. … Continue reading Turtle Eggs

Chocolate for Tuesday, Gran & Black Beans

Picture this - One night this past week,  . . . Mrs PP had dished a bit of salad out for Gran (you should read this post Gran's Diabetic Garden first) who then immediately and carefully, pushes the cucumber and lettuce to the side of her plate. While Mrs PP has her back to the … Continue reading Chocolate for Tuesday, Gran & Black Beans

A Turtle in Our Backyard!

  I took a call at the office today from Mrs PP. She had a 'problem'. The Little Fellas had got home from school and discovered a turtle in our backyard area. I posted about the turtles nesting this time of the year recently - here. It is possible that the turtle had wandered up … Continue reading A Turtle in Our Backyard!