Thursday, September 20, 2012

Vegetable Garden

Yesterday I went to pick some peas from the garden. All the veggies are coming along nicely and I took some fun pictures . I have never grown peas before and didn't  expect them to have such lovely little flowers. I picked and smelled and looked and dreamed for quite a while before realising I had left my phone in the house and had to run and get it as I was expecting an important call. Minki got locked into the garden and was very miffed at me as I got back...I teased her and took some pics of her from the other side of the fence...she'd plonked herself down like that on the side of a spring onion bed looking a little bit forlorn and somewhat  cross...





At first she was trying her best to ignore me,but soon got over her little tantrum!

You KNOW I love you Minki!




Sweetcorn and Broccoli




Broccoli should be ready to harvest in 2 weeks or so....

I have used NO insecticides or fertilizer of any kind on these plants!

Just a bit of horse manure when we started the garden.





Sweetcorn tops...





My idea of petites poi's....

I like whole young peas served with a good rib eye steak..





Mango tree stump serving as a table...






The welshies came along to ask for some greens...





Pea flowers...









Spring onions also almost ready...





Tomatoes playing  peek - a - boo




Oh,to taste my own sun ripened-on-the-vine tomatoes again!







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5 comments:

  1. I love the pea flowers, they look like sweet peas, one of my favorite flowers and I guess must be related. And what a fabulous garden you have created, so rich, green, and thriving. Congrats, I know it is a lot of work.

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  2. we have wildflowers here that are called 'sweet peas' because their flower is just like a pea bloom. so pretty. glad your garden is doing so well! minki, you're adorable.

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  3. Your garden looks wonderful. Mine is winding down, getting ready for the fall and winter.

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  4. NOTHING like fresh tomatoes! Best of luck for a good harvest! It does look good so far. I do like that tree stump table.

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  5. Oh for spring as we sadly head for autumn. I wish I could afford 6 months in Africa and 6 months in France, it would be perfect and I would always have fresh vegetables, Great photos. Have a good week Diane.

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