Birthday weekend I am super blessed to have my birthday at the best possible time for a gardener. This weekend was Labour Weekend which is also the last frost date and it is safe for planting out the summer garden in my area. It is a moveable holiday and can vary by up to a week, so extra caution and common sense needs to be … Continue reading Birthday weekend
Well the boffins were wrong – it didn’t rain at all this weekend, in fact it hasn’t rained in ages and the top 10 cm of unmulched, unplanted soil is bone dry. We haven’t had any significant rain in a couple of weeks and what we have had is that misty stuff that doesn’t sink in. The boffins are suggesting showers this weekend but to … Continue reading Half In Half Out
So much for a glorious long weekend building structures and then planting out the plants that are to be supported by them all season long. Well after the debacle of the cucumber frame, I went to bed scratching my head and excited about the following day. What could be better for a gardener than to have the official last frost date, a public holiday and … Continue reading Birthday Surprise!