I’ve been waiting for this sign to get out the snippers and chop back my asparagus:
I know, I know. My three followers have been wondering where I’ve been. I have been around but I needed a big break from gardening. Still, I’ve been doing bits and bobs. And the garden goes on with you at any rate. Autumn is lovely in the garden. Surprising. Colourful.
This spring has been totally delightful so far. Cool, mild and raining non-stop. Nothing like last spring. The garden is so happy and I’ve just been sitting back and watching it grow.
Another winter and I’ve improved by four the number of things I can harvest out of the garden: lemons (a yield of ten fruits!), rhubarb, chervil and red mustard. I have some way to go before I conquer the winter harvest.
When we got our four chooks last year I named this sweet Australorps Bowie:
Today we got three eggs for the first time, so I thought I’d celebrate by letting you know how we’re progressing with our chook system.