Wednesday, September 15, 2010

The hope of spring

My apricot tree is in bud!
I just planted it a few weeks ago and from a bare stick it is now showing signs of life. Amazing. Looking forward to seeing if it ends up with any fruit/

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

spring garden

And at the start of spring I just love the way the garden is starting to flourish after an unusually wet winter after 10 years of drought:
Here in the foreground some celery, cabbages and broccoli, in the next bed carrots and beetroot, then onions and garlic and finally peas and broadbeans