Autumn is here! It’s my favourite season and I hope it brings more cool weather. And some rain. It’s the time of year when I feel like a squirrel. I have been scampering around collecting and making food to fill the pantry, fridge and freezers for the months ahead. Or for if covid or any … More Squirreling Away & Busting at The Seams
In the week before Christmas there were numerous things to do. The chicken tasks had to take a backseat while I caught up on some gardening and The Husband did some food things. But first, a word on that chicken. When we had the nice rainy patch I thought that had dealt with Little Teriyaki … More Catching up, Christmas & a Daft Chicken
Since ‘Gardeningish Weekend’, almost all of the vegetable crops have been planted. Bit by bit the old crops have been pulled out and the baby plants have made it into the ground. The Little Fulla helped me with a bunch of them and some were done after Miss Scarlet went to bed. All of the … More The Garden is Getting Full, But More Empty
Last weekend was Labour Weekend, the three-day weekend widely thought of as Gardening Weekend, as this is when it’s generally safe to plant tomatoes, cucurbits and a bunch of other summer things. Of course, I usually scoff at this notion because you can plant them earlier or later. It’s not like you’ve missed the boat … More Gardening Weekend?