Vegetable Gardening version 2, 2017

Gardening

Giving this gardening thing another go, we relocated our vegetable beds and fruit trees to the other face of the house. This is a sunnier position and looks promising. One major lesson from the past year was irrigation. Having a timer to do the watering eliminated the task of remembering to keep the little roots happy.

The positives thus far:

  • A storm on Boxing Day last year broke our lemon tree at the base. We are happy to see it recovering and regenerating profusely, a few weeks later.
  • We have our first fig.
  • The tomatoes are clearly enjoying the new location.

The yet-to-learn:

  • Pests and diseases! Always a challenge when living with bugs.
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One thought on “Vegetable Gardening version 2, 2017

  1. So happy to still see a little comfrey in there. Is that a new one? And garlic in water is brilliant bug off, or just heard a great podcast about having the right balance of plants in the garden and then nature looks after itself. Maybe worth looking into – permaculture way of gardening :)

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