Can’t believe that this is the twelfth Garden Bloggers Harvest Day that Two Gardens have posted. Summer has arrived in the Southern Hemisphere and the gum boots, wheel barrows and garden spades are toiling along side these two happy gardeners. The year has flown with lessons learned – both good and imperfect – always with sincerity and good intentions. This month will show what we have lovingly added to the edible part of the garden.
Let’s see what can be harvested from Barbie’s Garden this month
The summer is finally here and the holidays will see me living in my garden. I can go with my basket and return with a variety of veggies. The berries are a disappointment, but this is because something beat me to it! I have tons of lovely herbs and the summer fruits are showing signs of life. Let me show you what I can harvest this month ….
A basket full of goodies – carrots, broccoli, beetroot and baby potatoes
[one_half]Lettuces main growing crop[/one_half]
Lots of Swiss Chard
My first successful chive harvest. I am collecting seeds now and through experience, now I know where to plant them.
I prefer growing red cabbage – looks great in the garden and on the table
Red onions – sweeter and not so sharp as white onions – great in salads
The same plant is now producing more chillies!
New additions ……
Here are my new additions – new lettuces (mine have bolted already!) coriander, parsley and cucumber (let’s try this again!)
A new brinjal plant – I have never tried this before – so I am excited to get this in the ground!
Herbs galore …..
[one_half]My favourite – sweet Basil[/one_half]
[one_half_last]Chamomile – love the tea it makes[/one_half_last]
[one_half]A variety of squashes[/one_half]
[one_half]Figs looking good![/one_half]
[one_half_last]Potato harvesting soon[/one_half_last]
[one_half]Fennel seeds to harvest soon[/one_half]
About Garden Bloggers Harvest Day
Please join us on the 5th of every month and show us what you’ve harvested. Whether you have a massive vegetable garden or grow a few herbs in pots or just pick a few peaches from a tree … we’d love to see! It’s all about sharing our experiences, photographs, successes and failures as we “learn to grow”.
So prepare a post on your blog about what you harvested this past month, link up to us at The Gardening Blog and then, add your link to the Mr. Linky below so we can all visit your blog and “share in your harvest”. And leave us a comment! We LOVE hearing from you!
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