With spring in the air I thought it was time for a garden update. I always have plans to keep each bed orderly but somehow I end up poking vegetables in wherever there is space which means there is a bit of everything everywhere.
Our outdoor bath. On a warm evening this is a beautiful thing. The kids can relax and get clean while I enjoy a few moments in the garden within sight of the bath.
I am filled with joy whenever the kids collect a bowl of goodies like this one. A few wonky carrots, a tiny flower, some juicy strawberries, greens and a fresh egg. Almost enough ingredients to make a simple meal.
Coriander seed that we have picked and are now drying. I love to use this seed in cooking, it might also make a nice gift when it is dried.
A teeny, tiny, fury quince just formed on a tree I planted last year.
Asparagus poking through the mulch. I am patiently waiting the recommended 2 years before I start to harvest my crop which is taking a lot of will power.
Pretty sage flowers.
Our olive trees have burst into flower. At the moment we are looking at a bumper crop, is anyone interested in a few days of olive picking in return for olives or oil? It could be a big job!
Garlic looking healthy and getting close to harvest. I cannot wait to celebrate with a loaf of garlic sourdough.
A bucket of well worn brick laying tools. Construction of our outdoor wood oven has commenced. We have dreamed of this day for a long time and now the perfect person for the job has come into our lives. I am planning a big pizza and bread making session already.
What is happening in your garden?
What are you growing or making?
Do you grow asparagus and how long have you waited before you harvest it?