Not much came from our garden this month, apart from the eggplants and some persimmons. Of course, the first of many chokos has also been harvested.
As a result, the “money saved” for the year running has actually fallen sharply, from $75 last month to only $50 this month (we’ve spent a fair bit on compost and organic fertilisers). Our harvest in terms of weight is laughable at about 3kgs.
On the brighter side, the seedlings have continued growing and we’re nearly ready to put a few in the ground. The silverbeet I planted directly have come up, and they’re about a foot tall now. The early garlic is going gangbusters — we just need to weed the beds from time to time.
We’ve been discussing the possibility of growing tomatoes in the greenhouse over winter. We have kept tropical plants in there in the past and they have survived. Maybe the tomatoes will be a good experiment?
How has your garden been this month? It’s getting a tad cold for my comfort now and my feet are always chilly. The plants are obviously feeling it, too. I am looking forward to better times in the garden, as well as some soup and slow cooker meals with the harvest.