Tipping The Scales – 2022

With the 2022 growing season at an end, it is time to do an overall comparison to last year. There were some plants we didn’t grow this year and some new ones we added so it is good to do a full overview. We find we go back to previous years stats to determine a…

Asian Cucumber Salad

Summertime we find that most of our meals focus on a salad and protein, usually BBQ’d. I was getting bored of the proteins and salads we had been having and found a Tandoori marinade at the grocery store. I decided that some BBQ’d tandoori chicken sounded delightful! So, I bought the marinade and had to…

Cold Summer Growing Updates

Well, we have finally started seeing the temperatures reaching into the 30’s but it is still fairly rare and only for a short time. It does however look like we are going to be heading into an extended period of low 30*C temperatures. Although I am really enjoying the milder weather, the garden is needing…

Scallywags & Rapscallions

This is a bit of a short post, but a fun one. We have been gardening in some form for the last 12 years. When Kurt and I first moved in together, we were renting a house with the worst back yard. There was no fence, no landscaping, and like our current house, had a…

Everyday We’re Gardening

Well, the time has finally come…garden day! Our plants inside are very ready to get out and into the garden bed. They are huge, happy and growing like a jungle. We are fast running out of room for them all in the house, so those that can go outside are headed out! It will be…