Archive : lemon

Feb 03 2016 by in Barbie's garden, Bloggers Harvest Day, Gardening, | 2 comments

January Harvest

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The year started with so many projects on the “TO DO” list, that we saw January come and go. We have successfully completed our Solar Geyser project and even though it is not a real gardening project, I really want to share the experience with you!! So I will make my next post a project post! But January still managed to delight me with lots of wonderful flavour and colour! See what [...]

Jan 26 2015 by in Barbie's garden, Gardening, Trees, | 7 comments

Bountiful fruit

Bountiful fruit 10

Wow!! I have joy in my heart! We are enjoying the bountiful harvest of fruit from our garden!! One day we will have apples as well!! Quinces galore and a fig tree that needs a scarecrow!! His name is el-sha-fig! Happy Gardening xxx   Save

Oct 29 2011 by in Christine's garden, Gardening, Trees, | 5 comments

First lemon and lime

First Lemon on the Lemon tree

Remember my gorgeous new Lemon and Lime trees I planted in July? (you can see the post about them here). What a pleasure it was today to find the first ever fruit on my new Lemon tree! Both trees have been covered in blossoms for weeks already and today I found a good size fruit on the lemon tree. Both trees are covered with what I think is the beginnings of fruit [...]

Jul 14 2011 by in Christine's garden, Gardening, Trees, | 29 comments

New Lemon and Lime

The trees arrive ...

For the longest time my Darling Daughter has been asking me to plant a Lime tree. She uses limes in cooking, a lot. One of her specialities is Thai cooking. On a holiday to the Far East, she and her other half did a course in Thai cooking and on their return all sorts of previously not heard of ingredients found their way into my pantry and fridge as well as “limes” [...]

Jun 01 2011 by in Barbie's garden, Gardening, Perenniels, Trees, | 6 comments

Guavas and all

New Guavas

I think the garden is all about growth and life and new beginnings and nourishment for the body and soul. There should always be time to take a walk in the garden. To look at it through the eyes of a fellow garden plant. To see how all plants work together to give each other shade or nutrients or help ward off pesky pests or bring the welcomed insects. I look at [...]

Apr 07 2011 by in Barbie's garden, Gardening, Trees, | 2 comments

My Lemon Tree

Lemon Tree

I have to brag about my lemon tree that is looking FABULOUS! As you know, I have been nurturing this tree – pest control, fertilizing, deep watering, composting, mulching and pruning. And it has proven successful. Have a look at how green and lush it is and there are lots and lots of lemons! I have to admit though that the Nastirtium seeds you gave me I only now planted underneath it! [...]