Crimes against vegetables

  I do like my gelatinous substances but this is just … actually, I have no words… From Kooky Cookery via Brain Pickings

Am I just providing safe-harbour to an enemy?

I couldn’t help but bring it home. It’s just so pretty! Cytisus ‘Lilac time’ (Cytisus scoparius) is an evergreen shrub with very small leaves. Lilac-pink pea flowers adorn the bush in spring. I bought it in full-flower. It dazzled me with its charms. I failed to notice that it was in fact, a broom. There […]

Rocket Farming

I may have inadvertently started the potentially great Kapiti Coast rocket (Eruca sativa) weed problem. And I have mixed feelings about it. We simply don’t need any more weeds around this place. But I’m always happy when things self sow, it’s the way things are meant to happen. The rocket came from certified-organic stock, and […]