Pumpkin patch

Some of you more regular readers may recall that back in January I did some work on my garden. Specifically the area around the back where the weeds had taken over. I stripped out all the rubbish and, amongst other things, planted some small pumpkin plants that I had removed from my in-laws’ vege patch. […]

Growing tomatoes

A beautiful woman loved growing tomatoes, but couldn’t seem to get her tomatoes to turn red. One day, while taking a stroll, she came upon a gentleman neighbor who had the most beautiful garden full of huge red tomatoes. The woman asked the gentlemen, “What do you do to get your tomatoes so red?” The […]


Handmade beef burgers cooked on the BBQ, caramelised onion, home grown tomatoes, home grown lettuce on a freshly baked bun. Not to mention the delicious slices of pineapple and cheese and Mrs Balls’ Original chutney. I love the summer!

Pak choy

Mmmm, the packet said ‘bok choy’ which is Australian for ‘pak choy’ or Chinese cabbage. I planted it and when it came up it didn’t look like pak choy. Long stalks, pretty yellow flowers. Now the flowers are gone and PODS have formed. Beans? The packet definitely says ‘pak choy’!