Friday, 30 October 2009

A look around the place

Lots of things are going on around here. The clean-up is progressing nicely. Tons of mowing, brushcutting and chainsawing done. Tomorrow will be the big bonfire party, where we should be able to burn most of the debris (branches, sticks, prunings, etc.). Let's hope it is not too stinking hot and not too windy.

I've made some mozzarella for tonight's pizza.

The tomato plants are trying to jump out of the frames. I haven't covered them overnight for the last 2-3 nights. They'll be ready for planting out next week, when the weather is forecast to cool down a bit.

The Blue-Podded Capucyner Peas have started flowering.

The Purple Dragon carrots have germinated madly. There's a whole bed of carrot seedlings. Wow! Will we have a glut of carrots this season?
The globe artichokes are powering along. Unfortunately, I haven't had the time or energy to do anything with them. Might be able to cut them tomorrow to give away, if there are any takers. Some of the heads might already be a bit too open.


Katy said...

Everything looks lovely - I am in awe of your garden x

Veggie Gnome said...

Katy, thanks. But I'm only showing the good bits. The patches overrun by weeds are not in the photos. :)

Anonymous said...

I planted some purple podded peas and they seem to have the same colour flowers, the pods are a deep purple and start off smooth and gradually get bumpy. I must say I've had sweeter green peas.