With spring around the corner, my baby girls have started to lay and the garden and the planter boxes are starting to yield serious dividends.....
|Sprouting broccoli and rapini are the current staples|
|my first ever parsnips, a random carrot and more broccoli and rapini for dinner|
Just like the Chinese ...... I am continuing with my own land grab....taking on my biggest expansion challenge ever......
A plot in the new Braybrook community garden. This was supposed to be a new community and food hub in one of Melbourne's most disadvantaged areas.... two years later the vision hasn't materialised and Council has given up... leaving a weed filled field with ten garden plots up to the community to deal with.... like I said a challenge.
To fill my garden beds I am cleaning out the seed drawer
A test of some really old (about 10 years old!) lettuce seeds yielded the following results:
Oh well, at least the tomatoes I scored from Bek's seed collection clean out are now happily germinated on the way to being my first Braybrook crop.