Lazyweb: My guava is diseased!

Help me, lazyweb, you’re my only hope. Remember we planted two pineapple guava trees last spring? One of them is diseased. I’ve poked around for information on guava diseases in Western Australia, but haven’t had too much luck. It doesn’t… Read More ›

Sunday Gardening: Strawberry flowers, rockmelons, butternuts, and native shrubs

An update on our vegetable garden.

The citrus are coming along very nicely, and the pineapple gauva trees seem to have put down their feet. We ended up with a total harvest of around 35 kg of tomatoes before mowing the summer-fried vines under. As well as eating mountains of insalata caprese and fresh salsas and tomato sandwiches, and giving bags of tomatoes away, we’ve frozen large batches for adding to spaghetti sauces and curries, and have jars of tomato relish/chutney stocking the pantry.

Can’t blog

Weeding, belatedly pruning the bougainvillea, fixing the garden trellis (not the one supporting the bougainvillea, the one supporting the honeysuckle and the Peace rose).

Busy day yesterday

Lots of things going on, panicking clients and minor domestic urgencies not least of all, but at least I got a walk in Centennial Park and some photos even if I didn’t get any writing done. He didn’t want to… Read More ›