First Day of Winter: Odd Jobs and a Modest Harvest

First day of winter and the sun is shining and I can feel my toes. Unlike yesterday. Doing a little gardening and not having anyone else to cater for at lunchtime, thought I’d just eat from the garden.

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Winter: August in the Garden

I’m half way through my first year of establishing my garden so there is not a whole lot going on. I didn’t plant a lot in autumn and this is a cool climate with a lot of frosts, so what I did plant has either grown pretty slowly or is not expected to be ready for harvest until spring. So I haven’t been harvesting anything much aside from parsley. But there’s a bit more growth occurring now:


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