In the Garden

Oct 22, 2013

In with the apples...


Ready for mulchToday was Virginia Nursery day. We found three apples; a Granny Smith, a Red Fuji, and a Pink Lady. We also bought pears, a pomegranate, and a Hardenbergia; more about them later. The van stinks of nursery pots andDynamic Lifter.

Planting began with a collection of weak Seasolsolution, frozen lamb, the trees, spade, and a pair of secateurs. And the trees. 

First the lamb. Road kill is good fertiliser. OurNavel/Valencia has thrived not only on Zinc-Manganese but also a cat, a dog, a rabbit, a stray chook my daughter rescued and brought home, and a galah who walked under the tree and lay down and died.  The lamb is not road kill. It got lost in the freezer sometime in 2011 and none of us are game to eat it. It went into a hole in the middle of the other three... Read the rest...