Taking advantage of some sunny moments during the past few days … I decided to start work on putting my balcony potager back into some semblance of order.
It is not that I did not enjoy the wild, unkept look which the potager had grown into while I was away for more than a month … but … I was not keen to start a shelter for homeless insects and bugs and then having them sneaking into our home, uninvited. So the best way to avoid having unwanted visitors of the creepy, crawly kind sneaking inside is to keep my balcony potager as tidy and as clean as possible lah!
Although I had moments of feeling a little overwhelmed by the amount of work that I had to do … I persevered.
And yesterday, I was happy to see that my balcony potager was finally starting to look a lot tidier than when I had arrived back home …. pheww!!
The before …
And the after …
The two plastic bags of potato plants are taking the front stage … because they are only days away from being harvested! Now that there is some free space on the balcony to spread out the potatoes for harvesting, the hubby and I shall soon be able to enjoy some freshly harvested potatoes!
And after that, the garlic plants will join in the harvest celebration, too. Meanwhile … I am more than happy to continue harvesting whatever that can be harvested right now … 🙂
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