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Mystical landscape closeup of lichen and moss on an old brick wall - beautiful winter. #lichen #moss #gardencloseup #macrogardener #gardens

comment 0 star 10 7 hours ago

Happy friday from the camomile patch! 🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼
they're taking off now and bees are swarming! i've taken a few cuttings for the plunger, squeezed in a little lemon and let steep for 5minutes. a gorgeous night tea and metabolism boost, plus very attractive in the plunger. will try with cold water next (once the weather turns again ❄ β˜€) and find out how long they need to flavour that end. might be water carafes in the fridge all summer 🌼🌼🌼 #florals #flowerpatch #camomile #bees #happygarden #companionplant #gardening #gardencloseup #growyourowntea #tea #tealover #nzgarden #happyfriday

comment 1 star 41 4 days ago

Embattled beans 🌬️🌱
they've developed a pronounced angle as they battle the crazy summer winds that have again hit welly. from almost hothouse like humidity to fierce gusts, the dwarf beans have begun mimicking the posture of other weather battered waterfront wellingtonians, bracing themselves for oncoming blasts. 🌬️🌬️🌬️ despite that, blooms! beans are coming! 🌱🌱🌱
#windswept #garden #gardencloseup #beans #gardening #veggiepatch #greenthumb #urbangardener #urbangarden #homegrown #gyo #organicgardening #veggies

comment 0 star 42 5 days ago

Leisurely calendula 🏡️
planted from seed in september, these shoots are finally starting to flower! everything around them has overtaken them in size, speed and usefulness - at least they're on their way! a key learning for next year, these beauties are annuals but apparently it's the frost that knocks them out in winter. being seaside we don't get frosts so hopefully they might have longer legs in my windswept patch. 🏡️🏡️🏡️🏡️ picking the flowers encourages more to grow so as soon as a few more have upped their game, i'll be turning these young bright things into tea 🍡 #companionplant #companionplanting #garden #gardencloseup #flowerpatch #beemagnet #nzgarden #growyourowntea #homegrowntea #tea #calendular #brightflorals

comment 3 star 48 1 weeks ago

Rising out of the mud was this pristine flower in shades of soft pink and gold.
#lotusflower
#waterlily
#lotusflowers
#flowerphotos
#flowercloseup
#nelumbonucifera
#gardencloseup
#kenilworthaquaticgardens
#lotusfestival

comment 0 star 11 2 weeks ago
comment 1 star 50 3 weeks ago

Terracotta tamarillos 🌿
a rare glimpse at my pots, but i had to share the fright i got at coming out of the house and being greeted by a gigantic critter. πŸ¦—
i'm still rocking a pretty intense p*t collection from my pre-patch phase so i've filled them with flowers, herbs, citrus and bulbs. πŸ‹πŸ“πŸŒ±πŸ’
mainly lavender which i hope to replant in the ground one day, buying small and growing large in anticipation of landscaping. pretty much printing money! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜… i've been wanting a tamarillo plant since the bf and i started buying one each as a treat from the newtown market over summer. counting those leaves every few weeks, apparently at 24 they start growing fruit! 🐦
also, very exciting to see such an enormous catydid (longhorn grasshopper). does anyone know if this is the eating leaves type or insect/snail eating type?
#grasshopper #gardening #tamarillo #nzgarden #pots #potplants #smallgarden #nzinsects #flowerpots #springgarden #fruittree #growyourown #lovenature #organic #garden #gardencloseup

comment 0 star 50 3 weeks ago

Lush 🌿🌿
from bare brown dirt to lush green foliage in 8 weeks.
i know growing is kinda plants whole thing but this time of year they've gone into hyper drive! just a weekend away and when i make the trip to the bottom of the garden i'm greeted by awesome new growth (and new peas!)
visiting other gardens i've realised i've somehow stumbled into a perfect cycle where the neighbourhood cats keep most of the birds away, the bravest birds keep the snails in check, and my neem oil seems to be solving the aphid problem! πŸˆπŸ¦—πŸ› from what i've read my yellow-flowered pak choi are irredeemable, i'm planning to pick them, pop them in a paper bag and try reseed in autumn. 🌱
that means new bare earth to play with so i'm not upset - perhaps radishes.... #lovenature #gardening #nzgarden #lush #lushgarden #gardencloseup #greenthumb #gardenlesson #beginnergardener #newgarden #growfoodnotlawns #growyourown #gyo #organicgardening #veggies #veggiepatch

comment 0 star 83 3 weeks ago

Snug little capsicums 🌢️
i've kept one capsicum inside and it's paying off. there are about 8 little green lunchbox capsicums blossoming their little green butts into the windowsill sunshine. β˜€οΈπŸŒΏ
i won't go into what the wind has done to my outside peppers but this little plant is miles happier, learnings for next year!
i've been fighting the aphids with neem oil but i'm tentative to its success, the quickest way seems to be popping it in the sink and gently handwashing everything. not replicatable outside of course but great for an impatient gardener! #pepperlove #capsicumcloseup #gardening #indoorgarden #sunshine #windowsill #windowboxes #gardening #gardencloseup #organicgardening

comment 0 star 43 4 weeks ago

Repost from @windsweptgardener using @repostregramapp - carrot bed πŸ₯•
breaking down a whole bunch of boxes for the compost and came across the wool cool from @myfoodbagnz that i keep forgetting to put out 😬
perfect time to test it out as natural w**d matting! put my carrots to bed tonight and it looks pretty snug, will see how it goes. πŸ₯•πŸ₯•πŸ₯• #recycling #wool #carrots #veggiegarden #gardening #gardencloseup #nzgarden #reuse

comment 0 star 12 4 weeks ago

Carrot bed πŸ₯•
breaking down a whole bunch of boxes for the compost and came across the wool cool from @myfoodbagnz that i keep forgetting to put out 😬
perfect time to test it out as natural w**d matting! put my carrots to bed tonight and it looks pretty snug, will see how it goes. πŸ₯•πŸ₯•πŸ₯• #recycling #wool #carrots #veggiegarden #gardening #gardencloseup #nzgarden #reuse

comment 4 star 39 4 weeks ago

Bare beetroot 🌱
i think this is the third time i've buried this little beet in the last few months. whether its wind or cats or water, he doesn't seem to want to stay in the soil! πŸ’¦πŸ±
an easy way to keep track of my beetroots though! ♥️ #growbabiesgrow #beetroot #beginnergardener #beets #lovebeets #gardening #gardencloseup #gardeninglife #gardengrows #growyourown

comment 0 star 42 5 weeks ago

😍 pure joyful peas
first harvests and they're now coming in a handful! these are my dwarf sugar snap peas, not so dwarf as it turns out but i'm not complaining 😍
i will be out snacking like they're going out of fashion, my only complaint, they blend in so well with the leaves and stalks!
#harvesttime #gardening #gardencloseup #peas #gyo #organicgardening #veggies #veggieswithaview #homegarden #urbangarden #homegrown #greenthumb #backyardgardening

comment 0 star 35 last month

Baby basil bush 🌳
stumbled across this adorable basil variety at @oderings_garden_centres, i thought it might be a bit hardier for the wind but also i'm a sucker for unusual veg. apparently it will just continue to grow out and up in bush-like formation 😍 i firmly believe you can never have enough basil so hopefully my 6 little bushes become prolific pesto producers 🀀 #nzgarden #basil #loveherbs #pestodreams #gardening #gardencloseup #gardeninglife #gardengrows #growyourown #gardenlover #veggiepatch

comment 1 star 35 last month

Rainy day sunshine β˜€οΈ

comment 1 star 27 last month

Timid tomatoes πŸ…β €
all in a row! can't wait for them to shoot up with some warmer weather. i love the scent and satisfaction of picking off the laterals 🌞😌 πŸŒ±β €
#tomatoes #cherrytomatoes #gardening #gardencloseup #gardeninglife #gardengrows #growyourown #nzgarden #organicgardening #veggiepatch #greenthumb #urbangardener #veggiepatch #veggiegarden

comment 2 star 52 last month