Category Archives: Seasonal goings on

Alban Elued – Samhain (Mar 20 – May 1) 2012

Autumn!  Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness!  Root vegie soups!

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Lughnasadh to Alban Elued 2012 (Feb 1 to Mar 20)

CSG issues took up a lot of time this eighth, so we slacked off on the harvesting, as well as the sowing and recording.  But here goes a quick summary, with the limited notes I’ve got…

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Joy

I just need to say how good I feel today. Even CSG can’t shake it – I have this solid sense of joy and abundance and love for everything. Flaky? Absolutely. Do I care? Absolutely not. Continue reading

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Lomandra propagation

No CSG today, just self-sufficiency stuff. We’re planning to plant Lomandra longifolia (spiny-headed mat rush) on contour at various spots around the place, to stabilise slopes and create barriers to pademelons. A tray of Lomandra seedlings from the nursery is $50, and not very self-sufficient, so we’re propagating them ourselves. Continue reading

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Alban Eiler to Beltane (Sept 23 – Nov 1) 2011

Alban Eiler is the Spring Equinox, so in this 8th, the days are longer then the nights, and getting longer (but more slowly). The garden is responding with daily flourishes of new green, which makes us feel like better gardeners than we are. But we’ll take what we can get. Continue reading

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Imbolc to Alban Eiler 2011: In the kitchen

Felice is the kitchen wizard at The Creek, so she’s probably best placed to write this part, but here’s what I like about this 8th:

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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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