Month: July 2017

Out in the garden at Mum’s place

Hi everyone, last week I went down to Christchurch to see my lovely mum and while I was down there we got stuck into her garden. Did a bit of pruning, got a trailer load of cuttings, waste (& wrecked wheelbarrow), had a good tidy up, emptied all the compost bins & most importantly got Mum’s Bokashi buried.

Plan for Bokashi Christmas Spuds

Yes, your eyes aren’t deceiving you – it’s time to start thinking about delicious, steaming bowls of beautiful Christmas new potatoes slathered in melting butter. “Yum Yum Yum” says Baby Baxter (hiding in the vege. patch). So, please, ‘Read On’ for a SPUD-A-LICIOUS Christmas…

Busy on ‘Chook House’ rebuild & reno

As I mentioned in my earlier blog, things have been really busy around home lately. What with the “Shortest Day” Sale (thanks to everyone who bought Bokashi), the Garlic Planting, the beautiful growing garden (& family) and tackling a major rebuild on a chook house.

Shortest Day Garlic planting SUCCESS

Things just keep growing & keeping me busy – especially young Baxter, what’s my wife feeding him? With everything going on I’m wrapped (& a bit smug) that I found time to plant garlic on the “Shortest Day”. If yours isn’t in yet, no stress, I’ve put down a few planting tips. So, if you want Garlic this season please, do as the button says, & Read More…