Gorgeous foliage hangs on as the temperatures drop
Outside in the garden, where I’m happiest.
Caprese salad to die for
Mulberries and strawberries from the garden
Henry and Hugo in the Spring blooms of Edgefield’s back paddock.
Our first babies at Edgefield
Lounging in the orange tree – the perfect place for a boy to daydream.
A daily haul at our peak
Our beautiful living room.
To die for bruschetta with ripe homegrown tomatoes and basil.
Plucking our first rooster.
A tiny first egg.
Hugo with one of the new Austalorp chicks. I’m not sure who is cuter!
Delicious chicken dish made from our very own roosters!
My Mum painted this beautiful portrait of “Dirk Diggler”, my incredibly handsome Silver Spangled Hamburgh rooster, as an early birthday present. He is now proudly hanging on my kitchen wall. What a spunk!
Would someone please inform these flowers it’s not Spring yet.
Germinating seeds in my mini hothouse.
Mushrooms in the leaf litter
Jeff doing what he does best
The soaring internal beams of the raked ceiling in the study.
Bottling the goodness for winter.
Garlic – vampires begone!
Just a sample of our 2013-14 tomato harvest.
Bashing and squeezing
Enjoying the delights of the food dehydrator.
Hugo on Mt Edgefield
A rare family shot – Jeff, Henry, Hugo and me (Jo) – at Sculpture Park in Mundaring in 2013.
Hugo doing an awesome job halving cherry tomatoes for drying
Camp oven heaven
Bay, peppercorns, cinnamon stick and cardamom with lemons and salt