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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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 anyway. Continue reading

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Coal Seam Gas

Recently we attended a packed-out anti-coal seam gas meeting at our local town hall. Continue reading

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Marijuana and peak oil

With peak oil, massive oil spills and islands of petroleum-based plastic floating out at sea, not to mention huge mostly plastic-based land fills, I thought I’d do some research into its history.  How did oil become the most widely used energy and product resource in the world? Continue reading

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Transition towns

I was speaking to mum the other day about the current state of the world. 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

Firstly, I’d just like to mention that our internet has been down this month so we haven’t been able to blog.  So much has happened though, Continue reading

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