Yes, yes, yes, I’m not supposed to be gardening. But someone gave me the new book by the Little Veggie Patch Co (which is lovely, btw); how can a girl not think about it? Then I had to go and visit their new nursery in St Kilda East, and buy a mint that I didn’t have already for my collection — berries and cream mint! Who knew that such a variety existed?
And even though I’m not supposed to be gardening, it’s heartening to know that the gardening efforts of Lisa are doing well in other places; this is a basil mint that I grew from a cutting for my workmate V. She MMS’d me this picture just the other day 🙂
Either way, I may be forced out into the garden at some point this weekend. Not
only has something that is apparently “onion aphids” completely invaded the chives (which I take personally, since chives and the rest of the onion family are supposed to REPEL pests, not get infested with them):
But I also need to plant these bulbs, which I was hoping to store until next winter but which naughtily sprouted in the bag I was storing them in: