Autumn and winter activity

I found more caltrop growing in the neighbourhood in a spot I have been keeping an eye on (I found some there last year).  Out it came!

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The autumn propagating season continued.  This time, fine leaved, purple creeping boobialla.  I know, it isn’t very purple.  There is a lot of mystical thinking in plant naming to my way of thinking.

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Here they are, next to the baby saltbush.  Hopefully they will grow.

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There was a gift of late figs from an old friend who came to visit.

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Pretty soon they were fig and ginger jam…

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And since then as the cold weather has real ly begun happening, rhubarb harvest!

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Japanese Indigo ready for the freezer (yes, that is the whole crop unless you count the seeds, which are still the real crop at this stage).

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And many more limes, thrown from the tree in gale force winds.  There may yet be more marmalade!

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2 responses to “Autumn and winter activity

  1. Susan

    OH, fig and ginger jam…sigh. I too have tons of rhubarb and will make jam with it, org. oranges and ginger……..more yum!

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