Monday, 14 September 2015

Very romantic, but....



 It's all very romantic and all having white doves flying about but the reality is they become pests.


Gasp the freshly planted seeds got worked over by the doves grrrrrr!

 Thankfully they leave the garlic alone.

 I'm terribly excited seeing the garlic pop up. This is the first year that we can actually eat the asparagus. You need to leave them alone the previous two years and let them develop ferns which feed the crowns. Once established you have repeat asparagus for 25-30 years. I bet these are going to taste so good.

Farm Stay Guests

Sienna doing her pilates.


Beau - I can hear him now calling from inside, he is a very vocal chap.
 Ollie is just too busy for a photo. It is a two person job getting a photo of Ollie.

Don't yea just love how Indigo's tail has a little curl in the photo.


7 comments:

  1. You will really enjoy that delicious looking asparagus!!!

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    1. Yep can hardly wait to get my jaws around them giggle.

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  2. Enjoyed your entry. The kitties are beautiful :-)

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    1. Thank tou, Aren't I lucky to have so many cats every day visiting.

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  3. We planted asparagus two years ago and this year the ferns have colored seeds (????) on top. Is that what they are, seeds? Do we harvest them and plant elsewhere or just let them fall? I don't care for asparagus but the rest of the family does. I'm growing horseradish instead so will be curious to see what to do with both.

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    1. The berries are poisonous on the asparagus ferns. Yes you can grow asparagus from the seeds. Many people say to cut the ferns before the frosts - but I think it depends on the area you live in.
      Horseradish - here you go make some Fire Cider http://cottagetails.blogspot.co.nz/2014/04/fire-cider.html

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