Sunday, 22 April 2012

Welcome "Micro-Man"

Update: Week 3 of  April 2012 
 The Pincushion Hakea - Hakea laurina the bees love it!
Weather highlights:
Lowest Min 6.1C
Highest Max 29.8C
.5mm Rain

Propagation:
None this week

Harvest Tally:
Beans Butter 384g
Beans Purple King 291gg
Mushrooms Portebello 90g (from a kit)
Tomato Money Maker 44g
Tomato Stor Gul 326g
Tomato Silvery Fir Tree 227g
Zucchini Nero di Milano 211g

Apples Golden Delicious 1159g
Apples Red Fuji 256g
Peaches 4136g
Strawberry Guava 96g

Eggs: Total for the week 15
0  from the lone Barnevelder
15 from the 5 Farmyard Ferals
0 from the 4 Faverolles



This week we welcomed our new Grandson as he settled in back at home with his family!!
He shall be known as "Micro-Man" a brother for the twins "Little Miss" and "Mini-Man".





  


When we loaded up our trailer with all the twins' gear (toys, clothes, cloth nappies...) we tried to smuggle them on board too. They had been staying at a regional town as the township they live in is too remote to have babies delivered at the local  hospital.



 

With the approach of ANZAC Day (April 25th) here in Australia it's time to harvest any frost sensitive plants...right on cue our seven day forecast has a 1C morning listed this week! So the frosts are getting closer.


 



The Rainbow Mixed Silverbeet (Chard) has grown well all summer long this year.





To see how the various Garden areas fit on our half acre block check out the newest Planting Plan for Autumn HERE This is updated as planting occurs.

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