gardening | squash | summer

Invasion of the Butternut Squash

My butternut squash vines are taking over! They are overflowing from their beds: Climbing onto the pool net: Creeping onto the paving: And taking over the pathways: But it’s all worthwhile when you find one of these: Or a couple of these: And with even more hiding under all the leaves, we will soon be…

gardening | summer

Sunflower power!

My self-seeded sunflower has finally opened and it is amazing. I just had to share some pictures.This morning I counted 26 flowers and still a bunch of unopened buds. I always thought sunflowers had only one flower each, so this is a lovely surprise. I am going to try get a bunch more in the…

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…