Sunday, April 11, 2010

Skeletons in my shed and all that stuff!

Even though the major growing season is over, because we get no snow or frost here I can grow year round. Things just sloooow down a lot and we have to supplement veggies quite heavily from our veggie man who comes to the door each Tuesday.

Jobs in the garden also carry on all year and though we had rain earlier this week we did have a clear crisp day today. The kids and I got stuck in early with the mundane chores of being gardeners.

The first job was the shed....a real shambles that needed to be spring cleaned.

The Incredible Hulk found some old wellies in there and decided to give them all a clean. He was not too charmed with having his photo taken :-)

The girls got stick into weeding the pathways. They make this horrid task a little more pleasant by adding an iPod to the mix...

Then they made 40 pots from newspaper for the seeds we need to plant (Chinese cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower).

Amongst other things Sidekick Robyn sorted out the worms. The bottom layer has been moved to the top and the top layer which was filled with fresh foodstuffs etc was moved to the bottom. The decomposed layer is rich and brown and we will use that for our seedlings as soon as the wormies have made their way down.

All in all a great morning in the garden.

1 comment:

Lois Evensen said...

I just love seeing more and more of your garden. So beautiful. Everyone working together in the garden makes it go faster and seem like fun rather than work.

Hmmm... Now how can I round up the kids here to clean out our garden shed.... I feel a Tom Sawyer moment coming on....

Very best,