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I ran away from teaching to the country to grow veggies. There are also some chooks and a pair of troublesome goats who were so much trouble they had to go! My simple green life isn't always as simple or as green as I'd like...but I keep trying!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Talk about a food forest!

I am in the veggie garden daily and I hadn't noticed what a jungle it had become till I saw The Cook picking some basil this afternoon...yes she can tell the difference between basil and capsicum now.  
Having a person in the picture provides a bit of perspective.  
Check this out!






Like many in this neck of the woods I am busy with my autumn plantings of winter vegies.  
I am squeezing them in where ever I can because the summer vegies are still doing their thing.
Unlike Phoebe at Ballynoe Cottage, I can't bring myself to pull them out yet!



17 comments:

  1. That is so brilliant, a round of applause to you Hazel.

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  2. I'm just too impatient and ruthless! If it aint producing it aint staying!
    Thanks for the plug too!!!

    Whats going to hapen to the jungle? Have you any plans?

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  3. It helps that the cook is small in stature!!

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  4. I want a fodd forest like that! Gosh it loks prolific, and very happy. I love those pink flowers too! I am a new follower - live way up in the tropical north part of Queensland.

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  5. Certainly t'is a thing of beauty. Nice work.

    Kind Regards
    Belinda

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  6. Food jungles are brilliant! Yours looks just right. :)

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  7. Your garden does look amazing. It's like being in the wilderness but with edible species I recognise. How do you find working with it? Does the wild component make it harder or easier? I am trialling a manadala design.

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  8. love it love it love it well done. Also am in awe of that wonderful photography at the top that changes everyday.

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  9. Mmm what is the cook going to do with the basil, that's what I want to know... that is if she makes it out of the jungle alive! And here I though you had a "tamed" garden...

    What's the pretty pink flower?

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  10. In the jungle the mighty jungle the cook she harvests tonight (sorry about that)
    I love those flowers i have never seen them grow to that height.

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  11. Better brush-up on your map-reading skills. you could easily get lost in that jungle!

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  12. Careful the cook doesn't pick the fuchsia flowers instead :)

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  13. I hope you have a navigator or GPS just in case. Ours like a jungle too and I don't have the heart to pull out the warm veggies. I have to ask somebody else to do it.

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  14. Wow! It's a jungle, but a beautiful one at that.
    Staci

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  15. Wow! But sure there's plenty to eat!

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