Sunday, July 12, 2009

Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow?


We have a long narrow stretch of land next to our driveway and we've planted a range of edible and decorative plants in it. For now, the strawberries and broad beans are ready for harvest and we're anxiously waiting for the cauliflower and brussels sprouts (perhaps the children's extreme enthusiasm to grow them will heighten their interest in consuming these vegetables). The petunias, roses and few other flowers I've forgotten their names have been brightening our front but my carnations are still a little shy.
Everyday, except when it drizzles or rains, the children will fight for the watering can to water their thirsty plants. But when it comes to weeding, they leave it to their mom (what's new?).
Oh, soon the tomatoes on my kitchen windowsill will ripen and Abang H's solo sunflower will also bloom!

9 comments:

Ozzie said...

Kak D,

kudos! i tumpang my dad's successful vege-patch glory too! my thumbs are not green, plus am very afraid of ulats but hey, hats off to anyone who can successfully pull these things off!

-sue-

Ms B said...

i bet the young lady would love to visit your place. Oh, she'll even volunteer to weed.

weather is getting nicer this week.

n.i. said...

eiii geramnyaaa tengok....

MHB said...

i'm green with envy... got no tanah up in my lil apt!!

Oldstock said...

At least your kids have some interest in gardening. My three sons have zero interest in this subject (follow their mother kot). I suka gardening pun sebab ikut minat emak jugak.

My potted plants are now showing some signs of rehabilitation... after a few years of neglect. I was working on my orchids and keladi for the past few weeks. Next week nak start on the bunga kertas pulak.

jooli said...

Nice. I'd also like to share with you pictures of my lil garden. Nothing great, as in the plants need more attention, but it's a great feeling, ya, gardening? Still trying to learn how to upload pics.

MULAN said...

chanteq... keep it up, berbudi pada tanah, banyak hasilnya..

Umi Kalthum Ngah said...

Dear D,

We are in the same league..Love gardening too!

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