Sunday, July 22, 2012


Way back in autumn I planted some broccoli seedlings in one of the shadiest parts of my veggie patch. They grew so slowly that I was beginning to worry that I might not get to eat home grown broccoli this growing season. As brassicas are such heavy feeders, I had to keep the food up to them and this took a bit of work. They dinned on compost, chook manure, and fertiliser for almost three months. 

All the feeding has paid off, as last weekend I discovered that those familiar green trees were beginning to appear...

Sam xox