I was actually trying to change my profile picture! As it's here for eveyone to see, I can tell you that this was taken in a glorious moment late last summer, when I was truly happy to have a garden abundant with fantastic FOOD!"
Good to hear from you. New Zealand sounds like a great place to be and a really good environment for growing stuff. There's a huge revival in people growing there own veg in England now and in our tiny village of Upper Heyford there is…"
Learning, Preserving, Seed Savers, Swapping Food, Eating Local Food
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
Just a small veg' patch and greenhouse in South facing garden, but always something in it to eat. Fantastic peppers and tom's this year. Has always been organic. Next to a large garden pond, frogs keep pests down and this year thrushes have eaten snails.
How lovely to see someone from "home" - I lived for many years in Banbury, and then moved to the Witney area. Dorset was my next move, then Somerset!! now NZ to be with the family and grandchildren. What is amazing over here, is that many of the UK "summer" veggies can be grown alongside the winter veggies all around the year.
I have noticed several UK newbies since I joined, which is lovely. Not sure that I could give you any advice with my limited knowledge/experience, but it is good to be in touch.