Things seemed to grow a tad slower over Autumn and Winter this year, surprisingly so as we had quite a bit of rain, but now the weather is warming it feels like Spring is definitely on its way. Here’s a Continue reading Winter- Spring Garden 2016
There’s been a bit of activity in the garden since my last garden post. We’ve put fresh rocks down at the front entrance of the house which has tidied up that area nicely and put in a couple of new Continue reading Around the Garden
Why do we go mad for tomatoes? The start of the Spring weather seems to have everyone discussing when is the best time to plant their tomatoes. Down here in Hobart the common consensus is that you have to wait Continue reading Tomatoes tickle our taste buds!
With particularly warm weather dotting its way through Spring and the start of Summer things have really got off to a great growing spurt in the garden. The potatoes have shot up and are towering over the poor Green Gage Continue reading The latest from our garden…
We decided to have the large ornamental pear tree (that was just going to get bigger and bigger) removed from our front yard and to replace it with a prettier and more delicate Weeping Maple (in keeping with our garden Continue reading Front garden gets a make-over
By now you’ll know Mr Iced Vovo and I love pottering in our garden and trying our hand at growing a range of fruit and vegetables. Well here is an update on some of our bounty: And, new plants in: Continue reading Gathered and grown in the garden
It is amazing how quickly things really do grow. When you are looking at the garden on a regular basis you take for granted, or don’t actually realise, how much the plants do change. Take our Japanese garden for instance, Continue reading Our Japanese Garden – two years on
We love playing around with, and in, the garden and are always on the lookout for interesting plants and sculptural elements to add more interest. From a wonderful Tasmanian metal sculpture artist, Peter, we have three of his signature and Continue reading Sculptural beauty in the garden
With the change of season upon us we’ve cleared out the summer crops and are well into planting an array of new vegetables for the autumn-winter months. Here’s what has been growing in our garden- PHOTOS OF LAST BED with Continue reading Garden goodies
With the garden make-over almost complete we have been enjoying planting an array of fruit and vegetables and watching them grow. With a warmish summer and with plenty of rain things have been growing well. With nine tomato varieties planted Continue reading Tucker time!