Category Archives: What we did today

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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Expanding the food repertoire

Was talking to a neighbour recently and the topic of “food familiarity” came up. You know… that thing where you grow something edible but never end up eating it because you don’t really know what to do with it. Continue reading

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Back online at home

Warning: this post might be a bit boring if you don’t know us personally.  It’s more like a “letter back home”, just keeping the folks updated on the little things that go on.  But you’re very welcome to read it … Continue reading

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Homemade butter

We were initially thinking that making our own butter would come a little later down the track when we had a couple of cows. Continue reading

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Endless cow and goat poo

For the past few months we’ve been struggling to find enough mulch, the right seedling mix ingredients (we make our own) and organic matter to put onto the garden. Continue reading

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Chook saga 2

Part 1 is here. So just as we were crossing our fingers for no more chooks becoming dog, cat or goanna lunches, I was up at the house when I heard a short chook alarm sound. 

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Chook saga 1

We had a whole glorious year of free-ranging our chooks before the predators found them. But all is not lost! Continue reading

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Mulch and compost

To buy or not to buy, that’s the question. Continue reading

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Hot

Since the flood we’ve had many rock pool choices but yesterday we discovered a shallow waterfall gushing into a very cozy jacuzzi-like pool. Unfortunately we can’t show you any pics because we were both starkers 🙂 Continue reading

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