Just a quick garden update today, as I'm a bit zapped for energy (school holidays? No... that has nothing to do with it, honest!). I had a lovely day outside earlier this week with the newspaper pots, and at the same time, also ripped up my strawberry bed, which was situated right near some huge gum trees and consequently wasn't doing so well.
The strawberries were all potted up individually into pots containing mushroom compost and placed in a sunnier spot. I'll figure out the specifics of exactly where to put them a little later on in the year The afternoon's work resulted in 35 potted strawberry plants plus another 10 or so still in the ground waiting to be potted. Today I picked up a handfull of hanging baskets to try growing some in, as our sunny spots are really limited (one of the compromises of living in the bush), and I wanted to make use of every available spot. I'm really excited about trying these out.
So this is what is happening in my garden today...
winter tomatoes!! Correct me if I'm wrong, but those little dangly things look suspiciously like fruit to me. This plant, which goes by the name of "Stupice", is on the east facing brick wall in our south-facing courtyard. Hopefully by being up against the brick wall it will be happy over the colder months.
There are also some little raspberries forming on the new canes. Perhaps a light autumn crop?