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Tag: Kale

  • What happens after the Kale flower?

    What happens after the Kale flower?

    Since our return, two of our kales have been blooming with yellow flowers – we learnt that they have probably arrived at the end of their cycles. As much as we want to watch this flowering process, we noticed how the rest of our kales have shrunk and turned purple. We moved the flowering ones […]

  • Missing in action (for 3 weeks)

    Missing in action (for 3 weeks)

    I called out to Jon as he went to check on our bird sanctuary, ahead of me, “Did they finish the food?” “The Quaker box is gone!!!”“What?! Hoooooooow???? I laid stones in them!”“I have no idea…” I dashed into the kitchen, without taking off my other boot.“Oh, nooooo!” There was a dusty circle on the […]

  • Putting our plants on drip before travelling

    Putting our plants on drip before travelling

    Every time before a long trip, I would have to make sure that every plant has a “water bottle”. The spider plants have been the best and seem to adjust very well. Not too sure about the succulents but they should be quite low-maintenance (we shall see). We started a little kale farm last October. […]

  • Mini kale harvest

    Mini kale harvest

    We had a tiny harvest that was plenty for us. It was fun roasting and munching our kale chips! Note to self: Mix kale in a bowl with 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil + 1 tsp salt and pepper. Spread them out nicely on a baking tray without any overlapping. Bake at 400°F (200°C) […]

  • A suitcase of greens

    A suitcase of greens

    My suitcase broke. It is a suitcase that has followed me around the world for the last five years. Finally, after travelling to Trinidad and Tobago, a wheel came off and ended any possibility of future travels. After using it as storage space for a while, I decided to recycle it as a planter box. […]