Tuesday, 25 August 2009

My hope chest

Sorry but I have not quite had enough of the wattles.
Ooops sorry to anyone who thinks I am about to declare secrets and lots of positive thoughts...lol
My hope chest are the seeds I have planted into pots.  Seeds for tomatoes, beans, peas, pumpkins, melons, capsicum, chili, zucchini, aubergine.  I hope that they will provide some fruit and vegetables for our table over summer.   

I know, I may be getting started too early, but the sap is rising inside me.  My fingers and thumbs are itching to be out there in the garden.  Getting the beds together for these new seedlings.  I am not able to get out and do the preparation work in the beds, putting in lime, and manure blood and bone, compost and manure.  It would all be just washed into the paddock at present.  
So this is the best I can come up with for my itching green thumbs.
I have been reading other peoples comments and blogs about what they are growing, and getting from their gardens.  I love reading about the northern hemisphere as it encourages me and gives me ideas as to what to grow for our spring/summer season.   Gardening is really I think 20% planning 5% dreaming, 50% physical work, 25% replanning..lol   
I am looking forward to the time I can get into the garden and clear the silverbeet out, saving seeds for where I will move it too.  Working that bed to ready it for the tomatoes, though I am also going to grow tomatoes on the deck down stairs and this year I am going to give growing some things that really like the sun on the top deck to see how they go.  Though I will have to work out protection from possums and birds up there as we dont use it a lot.  
The following pictures were taken the other day when it was lovely sunshine, pardon my getting carried away with sharing them.  It is just so long since we had sunshine!  I love the way the sunlight was coming through the garden. 
Sugar snap peas and their are flowers on it. 
A part of the flower garden, geranium, lovely ground cover and a yellow daisy bush.

Sunlight on our happy wander that goes along in front of the house and deck.  Call it winter a wonderland plant!
Daisy, daisy give me your answer do..                                  
I'm half crazy all for the likes of you.


Well the vegetable garden is producing something


 
Garlic is doing well thankfully it growing on a raised bed.
 
The sugar snaps are doing well now, they even have some
flowers.
Mixture of daffodils oh if only they had lifted their pretty heads a bit more.

3 comments:

Jennifer said...

What a beautiful garden and flowers you have! Loved the pictures!

Aussiemade said...

Jennifer thank you. I love taking photos of the garden and where I live.

butterfly said...

Hello thankz for the lovely comments!

How´s life out there in Aussie?
Is it soon summer in your place...?is´nt it?

Were opposite...autumn is here in Sweden...windy, rain drops and leaves is falling one by one...well that´s nature...
Nice flower you got in your garden...keep it up and have a good day to you...best regards from Sweden...