Busy couple of days with a lovely group of seniors from Oberon as well as the a large group of Goulburn city area volunteers. A lively crowd. All is well in the Goulburn area. Its is now back to cooking for the trip to Melbourne as well as watering (the promised rain did not come, but it is cooler)
Our annual herb, chilli and lavender festival is over for 2019, but what a weekend we had. (Mark the diary for Jan 11/12 in 2020)
Think about our themed dinners that are coming up. A lovely way to try local foods with a difference and spend some special time with friends.
Guinea update: We have 12 eggs in the incubator and the hens are laying in the pumpkin patch....very dangerous as a fox or wild cat could catch them.
We are enjoying some visits from lovely folk who are keen to know about lavender. We are always ready to offer what advice we can and if possible source various plants for you. Tea/coffee/water is always available for visitors.
We are now harvesting, so you will need to be quick to see the lavender. Michael is quite excited as he got a fantastic yield from the Lavandula x intermedia 'Riverina Thomas' distillation.
I have started pruning and preparing gardens for Autumn plantings. The amount of weeds are staggering...more mulching is needed.
We are off to the Herb & chilli festival in Wandin on 15th March, so the whole place smells of chilli. I have made some new vinegars...Vicious Vinegar & Startling Sherry Vinegar. The bottles look scary with the chilli in the bottle. This year I have added Mango & Chilli jam and Raspberry & Chilli Conserve & chutney. I will also be making some Chilli Walnut Brownies.