I recently left my career in biomedicine to devote my time to writing and gardening, and wow- I'm excited. Until I look at my neglected backyard. I've got my work cut out for me!
The frost has finally soundly killed off anything that survived into the fall. I've got to get all that dead material into the compost pile, and the herbs surrounding the planting box need trimming.
In the foreground you can see I've heaped some dry plant matter ontop of my lemon grass to protect it from frost- it will come back in the spring.
Here's how it looked during the summer:
A season for everything- happy new year!