Vegetables

C is for carrots

November 8, 2018 // 17 Comments

In autumn, a while before we departed on our two-month trip through Europe, we sowed a lot of carrot seeds. In fact, we sowed all the carrot seeds we had collected from the [...]

B is for beetroot

November 1, 2018 // 18 Comments

I would have to look it up in a very lengthy spreadsheet, but somewhere in autumn we sowed a lot of beetroot seeds in beds V and W at homeland. Well those guys are now [...]

Observe and interact

October 31, 2018 // 14 Comments

As a rule we don’t work on a Sunday… well, apart from a bit of watering and picking a few things that we might need on the day. We do it for personal reasons, but apart [...]

Busy busy

October 29, 2018 // 11 Comments

Last week was busy, very busy. But not that work yourself silly on one big focused project kind of way. It was crazy multi-tasking busy. Do this, do that, interrupt here, do [...]

A is for Artichoke also

October 25, 2018 // 6 Comments

A while ago I wrote a post about how we moved the artichokes from the vegetable beds to the citrus “orchard”, a) because we needed the space in the vegetable beds, and [...]

And the little fix

October 15, 2018 // 7 Comments

In my previous post I described some of the big fixes we had to do at Homeland. In this post we carry on with the same theme where I describe some somewhat smaller, but [...]

Spring has sprung

September 20, 2018 // 10 Comments

Spring has sprung, the weeds are flung, we spread the dung, the season feels young, and a new song is sung. Don’t you love how spring just brings out the best in nature and [...]

Making use of downtime

September 3, 2018 // 11 Comments

Of course just as I got over the jet lag and knuckled down to the grindstone to get some serious vegetable bed preparations done, the Victorian flu hit me squarely. [...]

L’art de agritourism

July 27, 2018 // 5 Comments

Only in Provence – or so it seems anyway – can they turn agritourism into an art form. Maybe we were just lucky to spend a few days in a very special place. Maybe it was [...]