Monthly Archives: November 2011

November – The Wrap Up

The garden is looking great at the moment – and I’m enjoying it before the hot weather comes and turns it all a bit brown and unsightly.    Fruits are fruiting:  The tamarillo has flowers all over it, some of which … Continue reading

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Photo-Vember: Flowers

Is it cheating to put a post about flowers in a kitchen gardening blog?  Hmmm, not sure but I’m going to anyway – my excuse is that the flowers are attracting bees to pollinate the edible parts of the garden.  … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday – 28th Nov 2011

I seem to have excelled at photographing small amounts of things this week.  A bunch a mint for the Lemon & Mint Cordial, a handful of thyme for some stock, a lone Cape Gooseberry that the potato beetles missed and my … Continue reading

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Photo-Vember: Navel Gazing

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Almost ready…I think….

I feel a bit like a mother hen clucking over her babies.  I don’t remember being this indecisive about pulling my garlic last year but then perhaps it wasn’t as wet.  Every day I make a decision to let it … Continue reading

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