Tuesday, 20 December 2011

More December Ramblings

A hodge podge of pics from around the yard
this last week before Christmas...  

Bon fire - Perfect on a very grey December day...

The Herb Bed is still bright and colourful - Thyme, Sage, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, Marjoram... and Dianthus going strong. Herbaceous herbs, like chives, have died down for the winter months.

 Oops... I added the spring pea vines to this raised bed
as they are such a good soil amendment.
Not wanting to waste any lovely compost-ables...  
Seems there were some old pea pods still clinging to the vines
as I now have a lovely crop of peas coming up :)

Heirloom Italian Flat leaf Parsley is still lush and beautiful.

   In the greenhouse
One wants in, the other wants out.

Loving this purple Heather.

This variegated Osmanthus - False Holly, is super pretty any time of year
but seems most appropriate during the holidays. 

Love the contrast between the Golden Cypress
and Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce

What Veggies To Plant In The Middle Of Summer?

Wondering what to plant in that empty garlic bed or in those empty pockets where the broccoli bolted? Concerned that there may not be ...