I thought I’d give a little update on my feijoa hedge. I planted it last autumn along our driveway:
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.
Second spring in my vegie patch and another first: a fully formed cabbage.
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.
The hot weather has passed, there leaves are turning, and there are mild sunny days with cool breezes. So I’ve come out of my summer hibernation to get the garden ready for winter.
Today I was somewhat sternly telling my munchkin not to pick the strawberries because they weren’t ready yet. Some time later I noticed munchkin intently ignoring me and bent over in the patch. I investigated further and found a good handful of strawberries like this one: