Yesterday, little Mr. and I headed to great grandmas for some gardening. There was a weedy patch that I cracked into for a while. At the end we gathered some insanely colourful flowers for a bouquet and I thought they were beautiful enough for a photo…and then it struck me that something else might make them even more beautiful… haha.
The colours erupting from the trees and earth this spring have been pretty spectacular.
Our little herb patch has nearly tripled in volume in the warmer weather, and I can only guess how many lbs of parsley I’ve had over the past few months. It’s cranking out produce. We are so thankful for the bounty this little space has already provided us, and hopefully when the flowers turn to seed shortly, I’ll be able to save a few and plant even more. Fingers crossed the large garden beds are up and ready soon so we can also enjoy some home grown veggies.
Do you keep a veggie patch/herb garden? Which types are your favourite to grow?
We’ve had a few spring visitors which include all the local dogs (thank god Tess is fixed!) and some hungry sheep with their wee lamb in tow. Many of the paddocks around Palmerston are full to the brim of fat little lamb and calves.
The orchard facing our house was a mass of white and pink flowers a few weeks back – and looked absolutely stunning particularly in the later hours of the day when the soft sunlight shone from behind lighting everything in a really nice golden hue.
Anyway that’s me rambling on about how gorgeous it is here in New Zealand right now!
Till next time…