Saturday, September 18, 2010

Back to Basics Challenge - Week 9

What's happening in the garden
  • Planting - zucchini and squash seedlings, tomato and basil seedlings, and two red currant plants
  • Harvesting - spuds, broccoli, lettuce, celery, lemon
  • Observing, asparagus making an appearance
    • rhubarb starting to come up (the white blurry blob is a statue-thing, new camera days away, hurray :))

    • Avocado tree on the verge of flowering


  • Egg total : 13 - Pecky still broody

What I've been doing

  • Planning for The Future
    • Weekly menu plan / shopping list
    • Detailed plan for care and feeding of overseas visitors

Fun Stuff

  • Building Community
    • House presently filled with people and laughter and good food


  • Learn a new Skill
    • Teaching kids to knit (will do a detailed post on it this week)
    • Teaching kids how to use French knitter both left and right handed (which made my brain hurt)

Becoming less porky

  • Present weight 73.9kgs (top of healthy weight range 67kgs)

Week Summary

  • Coping well with guests - having a plan makes it so much less stressful
  • School term starting to wind down
  • Miss 6 lost a tooth - tooth fairy did right thing :)

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CRAPmamma said...

The garden looks great, I love this time of year!!!

CRAPmamma said...

The garden looks great, I love this time of year!!!