I am supposed to be outside getting the gardens ready to plant the seedlings I bought last week. I'm not though. I have been and will be but right now? No. Not there. I am in here eating pavlova for breakfast. I will make a veg smoothie soon so that I feel better about it.
I keep thinking that the gardens are next to useless at the moment but I don't get out there and get them fixed. Bad gardener! But! Today is the day. Today I will get them sorted and the seedlings planted. I need to if I plan on having my smoothies each day and if I don't want to take pills then I will need the potions.
Looking around out there we can still get a decent feed from my unloved gardens. We could have potato, sweet potato, onion, tomatoes, capsicum, chillies, cabbage. Mix it all with eggs and we'd be feeding ourselves, no problems. The problem starts when husband wants a salad or I decide that I want healthy smoothies and there isn't any spinach growing. Nor silverbeet. No kale either. No zucchini, no cucumber, no salad stuff at all. And it's Summer! Where is all my salad food? Luckily a friend gave us a box of veg as he was going to be away for a few days, husband brought some leftover veg home from his work and darling daughter left half a watermelon here. We have a few apples that are ripe, a few ripe oranges still on the tree plus heaps in the freezer...the boysenberries are being picked every day as are the strawberries. And some of the grapes are ready to pick too. We have plenty of food and there is no need to go to the shops at all but there is a great need for me to get out and plant if we want to be eating from here next year. So, in saying that...
What do you have growing? Is there anything that you grow enough of and have no need to buy? Tell me about your garden please.
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