baking | fruit | gardening | spring

Fruits of Spring

Its been two months since I last had a blog post. I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth, just gotten really busy. Unfortunately not as busy in the garden as I would have like to be, so I think this seasons produce will be quite low. I don’t grow a lot of fruit,…

spring

Frogs!!

Spring is a lovely season, my second favourite after autumn. But it does bring with it a few things that I would rather do without… flies, mosquitoes, other insects that munch my veggies, strong wind and FROGS!Don’t get me wrong, I am a nature lover. A few frogs in the garden would be awesome, but…

gardening | spring

HAPPY SPRING!

HAPPY SPRING DAY! Today is the first day of spring here in the southern hemisphere. Its been a chilly few days with a cold front passing through, but today was gorgeous. It was still a bit cool in the shade, but is was a perfectly clear day and the sun was warm and pleasant, a…

gardening | spring

Potato Plant Flowers

A little while back I planted some seed potatoes in a huge concrete pot that I had sitting empty for quite a while. I wasn’t sure is it was a good spot for them, but I wanted somewhere where they would be contained and tires just didn’t work for me.This morning when I went outside…

gardening | spring

Case of mistaken identity.

I think no matter how long you grow your own veggies, you can always learn something new. In my last post I made what seems to be the most silliest mistake. I posted the below picture and said that my corn had germinated. After a few more days I went outside and found this: My…

gardening | spring

October Garden

Last weekend we had a family picnic at the Durban botanical gardens. They have the most amazing permaculture garden, and even though it was locked, we could walk around the fence line and get a great view of it. I was so inspired! Unfortunately I didn’t have my camera with me but I will take…

gardening | spring | summer

A Taste of the Summer ahead

One week away from spring day and its a serious scorcher here in Durban today!I have pasted in the details that popped up when I googled our temperature today, I nearly fell off my chair when I read it. Weather for Durban 40°C | °F Sat Sun Mon Tue Clear Wind: NW at 37 km/h…