We took a walk around our garden and it shows Spring is springing! Woo hoo!
South Auckland, New Zealand can be a delight in Spring. Come on a wander around and see what we found.
From tiny little flowers.
And one of the garlic patches.
Oranges nearly all harvested – this dwarf tree had been loaded and has fed us for ages. Nearly time to grow leaves and then blossoms again instead of putting its energy into fruit.
And leafy greens are powering now – so good to have fresh, vibrant, sweet greens. These have been hiding beside the trampoline, protected from the worst of the freezing winds.
Endive self-seeded under another orange tree and is beautiful just now – almost sweet, and such soft leaves. Later, in warm weather it goes bitter and leaves get tough.
And even a chili from last year!
Let’s hope the frosts stay away
And the nectarine has 3 blossoms with more buds forming
Wow – can’t plum trees make so many blossoms! The branches seem to be covered in flowers.
And the plum tree is covered in blossom! All these trees are kept low, yet even so it has masses of blossoms.
And the apricot tree is starting to blossom!
The apricot tree is also just getting its first new blossoms. Here in Auckland with its warm, humid summers, it’s very optimistic to get fruit from a tree which likes hot, dry summers. This one is planted where it gets and see breeze off the harbor waters to minimize the humidity. Sometimes it works and we get great fruit!
We’ll take another walk around soon – there is so much beginning to grow again. See you soon
Love love love Spring!