Category Archives: Growing vegetables

The sun is up and the water tank full

Hello again my dear reader, after two days of almost non-stop rain, we’re back to beautiful sunshine. It turns out that more rain fell in the last two days than in the whole of the months of May and June! … Continue reading

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Second wave of planting

Hello again my dear reader, we have now started our second season of growing fruit and vegetables. People say that there are indeed 5 growing seasons in Bermuda due to the normally warm climate. I guess we’ll see about that. … Continue reading

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Vegetable garden producing returns, finally

Hello again my dear reader, we have been worried recently that our vegetable garden wasn’t going to be as productive as we had planned. This was mostly due to the fact that our main interest, tomatoes, were not turning red. … Continue reading

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Every day can be a fishing day…

Hello again my dear reader, the saying goes: Every day can be a fishing day but not every day is a catching day Quite true. Jitka and I went fishing yesterday evening and caught nothing. Well, Jitka caught one little … Continue reading

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Our new Bermudian hobbies

Hello again my dear reader, this post is probably the most illustrative of what our life is like in Bermuda. One of the things I have often wondered is what kind of activity I could find that I could share … Continue reading

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Update: vegetable patch up and running

Hello again my dear reader, I’m writing to update you on the state of our vegetable patch. Things are progressing well. We opened some more space and planted green bell peppers, yellow peppers and thai basil. The total list is … Continue reading

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Bermuda grass wins, new tomato seedlings planted

Hello again my dear reader, the weekend just gone was one of heavy gardening on Saturday followed by the long walk on Sunday. It appears that my heroic efforts to remove the grass before we started our vegetable patch were … Continue reading

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The start of our vegetable patch

Hello again my dear reader, you may remember from a previous post that we have started growing vegetables. The progress so far has been pretty amazing. It looks like whatever you put in the ground in Bermuda grows directly without … Continue reading

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The planting begins

Hello again my dear reader, the weekend just gone marks the start of our agricultural foray in Bermuda. We have yet to work on the ground but we have at least started to grow in pots. So far, we have … Continue reading

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Bermuda work permit with a dependant: six weeks and counting

Hello again my dear reader, it looks like our working permit may be getting closer to being ready. It was submitted on January 21st (about 6 weeks ago) but we were asked to provide extra documentation a few weeks into … Continue reading

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