Posts Tagged“veggies”

It is early spring here on the New South Wales south coast and the weather has been perfect for gardening.  We’ve spent several lovely hours in the garden pottering and just soaking up our lovely surrounds.  I was only marveling yesterday that at last the vision I had for a productive back yard has come to fruition.  From the humble beginnings of a two metre square vegetable patch “trial” we now have a productive and beautiful large vegetable garden.  That was a lovely realization that with perseverance and steady work we have achieved our dream of having a productive garden.…

Maybe I’m a bit crazy, but I think there are few things as exciting as picking fresh produce from your own backyard!  We’ve been having some lovely harvests this week.  Finally we have grown some delicious corn, other times we’ve tried to grow it were less successful, but this time we hit the jackpot.  Fresh corn cooked a few minutes after picking is amazing, no doubt full of nutrients too! We have also been enjoying lots of eggplant, chilli, lettuce, endive, spinach, tomatoes, cucumber and tons of basil.  I have made several large batches of basil pesto and then frozen…