Star Fresh

star-fruitHooray for the beginning of stone fruit season!  The stone fruit was part of our haul from the Swan Hill farmer’s market this morning.  A cold windy morning didn’t seem to deter anyone from turning up to the river side market.  Plenty of fresh fruit, some organic vegetables, home baked rosemary and potato bread, a large bucket of cold-spun raw blue mallee honey and some natural soaps were some of the goodies we came home with.  All locally produced.

Zen Gardening

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It’s the art of doing nothing, at least that’s what I’m calling it. For a few months I’ve been watching the weeds grow taller and taller and remained inside most of the time; too wet, muddy or cold.  I’ve started pulling up the weeds and found things weren’t so bad – the ground is really soft making it easier, plus a few things were still growing from when I’d actually gardened.

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My favourite find was the self seeded coriander, I had coriander going to seed in the pot beside where it is growing now, a handy result for, again, doing nothing. These are doing better than the same seeds I collected and scattered in a different bed.

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