Homeland

Do you have any grapes?

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

So there I was, barely two days off the plane from California, as sick as a dog, coughing my lungs out…. But I had booked this day off my “day job” more than a [...]

Meanwhile at homeland…

August 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

With all the developments going on at Dreamland, it may seem as if Homeland is getting neglected. But despite the tell-tale weeds and overgrown grass, we’ve been [...]

Winter wonderland

July 2, 2017 // 1 Comment

Frostbite toes, frozen fingers – just came in from doing the Valerian spray run to try and salvage some frost-damaged plants. The weather reports show between -2C and [...]

Vines = grapes, right?

May 29, 2017 // 1 Comment

We inherited some grapes, of unknown colour and variety, which were planted in our vegetable patch. But they weren’t doing so well. In fact, despite all our efforts, very [...]

Autumn hues

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sometime we get so busy focusing on food production and sustainability that we almost forget to sit back, breathe and enjoy the colours and the flavours. Well, almost… [...]

Potato production pasted

January 15, 2017 // 2 Comments

So our vegetables were growing and mostly producing really well – we had something of everything in their appropriate seasons. Well, that is, except potatoes. So we started [...]