Okay, work is FINALLY nearing completion at my mums vegie patch. Its been a lot of sifting soil, hauling soil, laying some brick paving and old roof tile edging etc ... but here is currrent status ...
Here is the big tank. Currently it is half full with cauliflower and broccoletti. To refresh your memory it used to look like THIS
Here are the 2 smaller tanks (2.5m x 1.2m) and they are planted out with celery, cos lettuce, capsicums (mixed), grape tomatoes, swiss chard, carrots (mixed heirloom) and beetroots (chioggia). It used to look like THIS
Now for some flower shots ... Above is one of the many azaleas in the garden.
Above here is the fuschia.
Above is the orchid that we got naming rights over .... Pumilow Caterina...isn't it nice when flowers smile for the camera?!
Above is the last Lilac of the season.
And just thought Id put in a picture here of the Pecan Nut tree out back. We don't often get to get any because the black cockatoos raid it every season. The tree is huge, to give you an idea, where I was standing to take the photo is about 4 - 5 meters above the base of the tree - tree is at least 20 ft (the back yard is rolling terraced - its on the 3rd terrace down). Also in shot, if you can make it out, is a huge Mulberry tree (to back and left of photo) and a small grapefruit and small pear tree.
Nothing beats rain. - Over the last three or so weeks we've had more rain than I can remember since March/April last year and the veggie garden is loving it. Everything i...
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