Monday, October 09, 2006
Vegie Garden Bliss
It's happened. Those bloody island hippies are getting to me. The words organic, mulch and compost are now part of my regular vocabulary.
I have a vegie garden!!
Well, I'm not exactly Felicity Kendall in 'The Good Life' but I have planted six tomato plants and done a lot of digging and weeding and talking gardens.
There is dirt under my fingernails and I am loving it.
Next will go in a collection of leafy green things, some climbing peas on tripods of cane and some potatoes under pea straw. The promise of homegrown vegies is thrilling. I see a beautiful image of my boys picking and shelling peas and eating them all before dinner like we used to as children.
Hmmm, the island idyll ... just the lifestyle I had hoped for.
Below is irrelelvant but funny picture of the J.