I intend to remove the raised beds, and just dig the lawn up to be garden. It'll give more area. The current wooden raised beds might end up. On the front lawn.
Growstuff helps you track what you're harvesting from your home garden and see how productive it is.
Today is good friday and i have:
- Set up xiaomi plant sensors with homeassistant
- shoveled the compost from the old bin over the gardens, and set up a new bin in new location
- harvest the first feijoa. They were so heavy they broke a branch on the tree.
Chop up the kamo kamo.
Remove seeds. (Save these to grow for next year)
Leave skin on.
Roast with sprigs of rosemary at 180C for about 40 minutes (until soft) It's okay to do this the day before
Remove skins (easier if the kamo kamo is cool). place in pot with chi…
I planted some broccoli at the start of spring.. I grew fast, made long stems and quickly turned into yellow flowers. I conclude the first spring summer months aren't good for brocoli.
So I've got some new seedlings in now, in the heat of summer, hoping that by the time i pu…
I like to automate the calculations, analysis, and plain old remembering what has happened in the garden.
Some of the challenges in my garden is knowing when it's too late to planting something, if it will cope with the weather conditions here, and working out what is killing the [tomato](/cr…
Pūhā grows wild everywhere in New Zealand. It's a bit like spinach, but is bitter when raw. It's traditional in a bunch of dishes, but I like to use as a substitute for steamed spinach with eggs benedict.
We've been rock and rolling with 7.7 Earthquake at midnight and i lost count of how many 6-pointer aftershocks - and a tsunami evacuation.
Super tired, this morning we went home for about 90 minutes sleep - and then went looking for something normal (instead of our wavy shaken up house). Scho…
Kūmara has been part of the staple diet of people in te Motu Kairangi for hundreds of years - so i figure it should grow here. I come from a long long line of potato growers, so maybe the genetic skills are transferrable.
I planted 4 kūma…
I came across this post talking about how habanero and similar can be preserved; might have to give that a go.