Herbs & Spices

We love growing herbs and spices in the garden. Not just to use in the kitchen, but also for the simple pleasure of brushing past them or picking a leaf or two as we walk by. The fresh smell of mint, parsley or basil in the air and on the hands is delightful.


Thai basil

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Harvest is the theme for this month’s Garden Share Collective update. Thank you Kate from Rosehips & Rhubarb and Kyristie from A Fresh Legacy for hosting the GSC. In the garden we know it’s the end of November because the poinciana tree is beginning to flower. And in the veggie patch, eggplants and cucumbers are in abundance.


Poinciana flowers – A sign that Christmas is on the way!


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Cultivating the Soil and the Mind

This post is my monthly veggie patch update written as part of the Garden Share Collective. The GSC is hosted by Kyrstie from A Fresh Legacy and Kate from Rosehips and Rhubarb. The theme this month is philosophy.

‘The garden is not simply a retreat or source of physical exercise. It is intellectually stimulating in its own right, because it is a fusion of two fundamental philosophical principles: humanity and nature.’     –   Damon Young


Can you tell I’ve been reading  Philosophy in the Garden? ..worth reading. My gardening philosophy however is not so profound!

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This post is my first of a monthly garden update written as part of The Garden Share Collective. (Feeling a little shy and nervous here!) The Garden Share Collective is a group of passionate gardeners who come together each month to share the happenings in their veggie garden. It is hosted by Kyrstie from A Fresh Legacy and Kate from Rosehip and Rhubarb. The theme this month is Seeds.

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Getting ready for next season

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