Garden Snaps

A day servicing and cleaning vehicles = little time to take any photos. Played around with Sony’s stitch panorama at relatively close-up positions. Chillies getting near harvest time now!  

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Busy Bees

“If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live.” ― Maurice Maeterlinck, The Life of the Bee

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Thanks Nature!

Its been bumper weather for the garden, in particular the Tomatoes and Cucumber varieties. A quick forage around the garden delivered more than enough to fill up the vege bin in the fridge. Chillies also are doing well, many now at full size and waiting to turn red. Thanks Nature. We will keep you on! […]

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Harvest Time

Early spring I planted some coriander. Always a nice addition to many meals, it started life off a little sad and under-watered due to surprisingly quick drainage in one of my new garden areas. Then, the coriander itself was quick to pass its tasty leaf stage and shoot straight to the flowering. Never mind – […]

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Small World in My Garden

With light fading fast today, I switched the Ricoh GRD IV to macro to have a close up look around my garden. Using manual focusing macro to 1cm, I looked around for some test subjects. The little flying creature in the main shot above was sitting on some coriander flowers (quite small in themselves). The […]

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The Flower Pot Men

We have gone a little overboard growing different types of chilli plants this year. Two such sit in these fun little pots I picked up at the local gardening store. December 24th. Christmas eve. Reflecting back to my childhood, the 24th always stuck in my mind as possibly more exciting than the 25th. I think […]

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Garden Update

About a month back I posted a shot of our new vegetable garden. Today I harvested the first of the season- a courgette. It’s crazy looking back not more than 5 weeks ago at the little seedlings, and comparing to now. I’m especially waiting for the chillies – signs of flowers beginning to show. Shot […]

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The Plant by the House

Things have been busy this last month or so. More and more have I found that I have had limited time to add written text to my images, or thoughts and reflections loosely relating to them. The limited free time will pass as we come out the other side of some big changes at work, […]

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