When Benjamin Franklin said, “Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes” he wasn’t wrong, which is why I find myself home alone today while Tom is at work. I’ve been gardening – sewing seeds for Autumn veges (beetroot, broccoli, cauli, lettuce, beans) and cleaning out the garden of things that had finished their season. I also planted a huge amount of rainbow silverbeet seedlings, which I picked up at the local supermarket – some in the vege garden but also some in flower gardens and one at the gate so that if it grows passing walkers can forage it.
I’m also looking for more vege ideas – so far I have onions, spinach, spring onions, carrots, radishes, parsnips, leeks. I’d love to hear your suggestions too – we live in place with well-draining soil that is hot and has frosts too. Here’s the story in pictures: