Saturday, October 01, 2011

garden update

very uncharacteristically, things are growing well in the garden. I am trying to do the companion planting thing to reduce bugs and creepy crawlies, although despite planting strawberry plants at the base of our bean, something is munching on some bean leaves.

this bean plant came home from school, you know the seed on the cotton wool in the plastic cup? well it sprouted so we stuck in the pot!

we even have a little (rather sickly looking) flower.

now onto our cherry tomatoes. the little guy didn't make it, but the others are thriving. this pot is in a high wind location so they are surviving despite the elements.

lots of little yellow flowers and even some little green tomatoes. Happily companioned with basil.

and some garlic chives just beside.

these are some new additions acquired at the recent school fete.

sage, thyme, rosemary, 2 x lavender, mint and oregano.

I would like to start gardening in the ground, but with these pots just outside the door, there is a better chance of me remembering to water them.


2 comments: said...

I wish my pots looked as good as yours. Especially the tomato!

Fiona @ Dragonfly-Crafts said...

All looks great Jodie.... Wish I could find a bit of time in my life for some gardening but I know that won't happen :)