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Herbs

It all started with the gardener’s hands. 

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Imbolc to Alban Eiler 2011: Some seasonal to-dos

A few notes about what we’re doing this 8th when we’re not in the vegie garden (or being flabbergasted into uselessness by the behaviour of the mining industry).

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Imbolc to Alban Eiler 2011: What we sowed/planted

This kind of information is available in lots of different places (here and here for example) so really, this is more for me as an aide memoire.  But in case it’s useful, here it is.  I’ve done it in the … Continue reading

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Imbolc to Alban Eiler 2011: What we harvested

Harvests this 8th… Continue reading

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Imbolc to Alban Eiler (Aug 1 to Sept 23) 2011

Long time no blog. Too much time doing, not enough time writing.

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Coal seam gas lies 2

My mum, bless her thoughtful heart, just sent me a bunch of newspaper clippings from Sydney, about coal seam gas. In the 10 paragraphs of an ad placed by the coal seam gas industry body APPEA, I counted 7 statements that are untrue or misleading. Continue reading

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Coal Seam Gas lies

A farmer from QLD came to our area recently to speak of his experiences with coal seam gas company representatives. “They look you in the eye, and they lie, lie, lie”, he said. “And if a man’s word is no good, he’s no good.” Continue reading

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Direct sowing vs seedling trays

Vegie garden epiphany number 2. Continue reading

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Linking astronomy with sowing times

Had a bit of an epiphany about the vegie garden recently. Two, actually. Continue reading

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Carpet snake

A couple of months ago, we woke up one morning to find a well-nourished visitor outside our bathroom window. His/her? jaws were still a bit loose from the almighty stretching they must have been given the night before. Continue reading

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