Hey Mark and happy BB Gardeners!
Yes it is funny watching the crazy antics of my trees atm. The crepe myrtles have finally dumped almost ALL their leaves in a short time, very unlike previous years.
Half my nectarine tree is blossoming. The other half totally bare.
I've never heard of marcotting???
I DO know that human's mucked up the reproduction habits of bananas!
They used to be able to grow from seed, but after generations of us humans noseying in, they now have to give pups to multiply.
We have to be careful!
Mark you'd be so proud of me lol.
I've all but cleared a 20 x 10 square metre pile of branches!
I now have a very neat pile of logs in ONE place.
We've decided to build a fire pit area where the cabin will be one day (hopefully).
Dry pave the area and build come make shift seating around it, in a pentagon shape.
A local man makes huge fire put bowls, so I'll get one of those later.
Last weekend I had a huge bonfire to burn 3 stumps and alot of the brush around.
Happily what goes around comes back to us at times!
I've been giving my raw macadamias to one of Alexa's neighbours who's family has struggled due to Covid. Now she has a job with my Accountant lol! And I got a discount this year TWICE.
She has another 11 litre bucket of nuts coming her way. OMG SO MANY nuts!
My gardeners "great idea" was not so great (again). I really need to go with my own instincts and NOT let him do some stuff.
He insisted on putting some of the lantana cuttings in the old pool and NOW it's growing lantana - yep. Grrr.
I'm keeping him out for a while due to finances AND the extra work he's created.
About 5 day's extra work because he decided to cut up the lantana into tiny pieces grrr.
I had to use a heavy duty metal rake to drag them all out of the long grass!
The BLACK soil underneath is beautiful though! hahaha.
We have 3 more stumps to dig out plus 5 two storey high dead pines with no branches on them.
Our old neighbours left, sadly. Their "kids" put so many fence palings on MY side of the fence, so I burnt them all lol. The new neighbours will want a new fence asap no doubt which is not fun money wise for me.
I'm slowly digging up more rubbish, getting rid of it slowly too.
Native violets are my "lawn" near my house lol. It's easy to see baby lantana seedlings poking up from that. The violets are really sweet too!
My surprise passionfruit is happy too. I used a pyramid trellis for it to climb up. Nice!