Archive : quince

May 31 2016 by in Barbie's garden, Bloggers Harvest Day, Gardening,

May garden walkabout

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Today I did a walk-about! I had a look at what was happening in my garden last winter….well I have to pull up my boots – that’s all I have to say!! The garden looks untidy but there are a few “Ahhh!” areas I had to snap. And to be fair, I took photos of the untidy areas as well, because there are some new developments and first-time vegetables! But first we [...]

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

Bountiful fruit

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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

Jan 19 2011 by in Barbie's garden, Gardening, | 2 comments

Fruits in my Garden

Fig Tree 2011

We are patiently waiting for the figs to ripen. I made green fig preserve for the first time 3 weeks ago and made 1,5kg worth of figs in syrup. They are really nice – for a first try – but the syrup is too runny. I’ll blog about that recipe next time. So now for ripe, fresh figs – yum yum! I also make a mean fig jam. The only problem is [...]