If you look closely you can see the weeds still in the bed next to the fence; Nic pulled them out as well. I have since planted another bougainvillea which I hope will become as big and beautiful as the one further down.
I was so thrilled to have my raised bed back that I made myself a promise to maintain it carefully to prevent it from sliding back into buffalo overgrowth, and promptly whacked some tomato seedlings into it.
In two weeks, they have flourished, from this
And today I rummaged around in my fridge and found some rocket seeds and tomato seeds I vaguely remember saving from a couple of years ago. I bunged them in with crossed fingers. No idea if they are still viable, but I'll give them a couple of weeks and if nothing comes up I'll try something else.
In the pics you can see my new compost tumbler - that's the black spherical objet d'art in the right hand corner just under the bougie flowers. It's making me nervous already, but it can't work out any worse than the
Oh yeah - I started a couple of jars of sprouts (mung and alfalfa). So I'll have some fresh crunchy goodness to add to my salads in a little over a week! Yay! Just in time for the hot weather.
Perth's forecast for the next week:
Forecast for Friday Sunny. Moderate S/SW winds, freshening during the afternoon. Precis: Sunny. City: Min 18 Max 30 Mandurah: Min 19 Max 28 UV Alert: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme] Fire Danger: Coastal Plain: LOW-MODERATE Hills: LOW-MODERATE Saturday Sunny. Min 18 Max 32 Sunday Sunny. Min 17 Max 31 Monday Sunny. Min 16 Max 32 Tuesday Sunny. Min 18 Max 33 Wednesday Sunny. Min 19 Max 34 Thursday Sunny. Min 21 Max 34