From the Farmers Marker we went to Bunnings to get a few extra things for our gardening adventures. Gardening lasted all afternoon.
This is what we started with
We started by scooping the top layer with the grass off
We then filtered this dirt getting as much of the grass and roots out as possible so we could reuse as much as possible. The dirt is amazing rich and filled with lovely juicy worms which is sensational.
We had help from the Overseer of Operations
And our Site Supervisor
It took a few hours but finally the patch was ready
You can't see it yet but we have planted Snow peas, Dwarf Peas, Carrots, Bok Choy, Silverbeet, and in the tubs are mixed lettuces. We also planted strawberries, but they are out the back.
We were amazingly lucky to have such a brilliant day for it. The sun shone all day. Half the street were out working in their gardens with their dogs running around. It was a really fantastic day. Half the patch is still empty and we are going to put in capsicums, zucchinis and pumpkin in the next month or so. We also have a second tub ready for more lettuce. We are going to sow it 4 weeks apart so we have a longer crop of it. Honestly, we don't know a huge amount about gardening, but we will learn.
After gardening I went inside and made a big pot of green veg soup for tonights dinner (I always prefer soup the second day) using the most amazing fresh veg from the market. When the soup was dine I worked on last nights dinner.
It started with Spinach pasta. I got this from the Central Market. Completely organic and home made.
I served the pasta with garlic butter. We also had mixed lettuce with a balsamic vinegar and olive oil dressing.
And a dark crusty rye bread from the Farmers Market
It was delicious.
This morning I find myself in agony. Not only is my foot (again, I am sure it is the tendon next to the Achilles that is the problem) killing me, but 4 hours of gardening have taken their toll on my legs and walking is painful! LOL.
No Daily Tarot today as I forgot my cards. I'l bring them tomorrow.