Category Archives: Seasonal goings on
Autumn! Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness! Root vegie soups!
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…
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
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
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
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:
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).
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
Long time no blog. Too much time doing, not enough time writing.