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Biodynamics update

November 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

We don’t write about biodynamics much, because it is something we just do as part of our periodic activities, so it normally just gets done without any photos or stories. [...]

Unscrambling carpets

November 4, 2019 // 3 Comments

For those who have been concerned that I may have been slipping on the driveway de-kikuyuing project – phase II – the battle for the middle ground, don’t worry, I’ve [...]

G is for Grapefruit

October 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

We’re currently in that weird time of the spring season, where most of the winter veggies are basically done, except for two beds of broad beans and peas. None of the [...]

Doing the berry shuffle

October 16, 2019 // 1 Comment

It’s has always been our dream to grow our own blueberries. Besides being delicious, they pack a punch in nutrients. In fact, all berries are good for my condition, and the [...]

Busy bee weekend

October 14, 2019 // 2 Comments

Our bees seem to have a thing for weekends. About three weeks ago they swarmed on a Sunday and our mentor Sam had to make plans with his girls to rush out to us to save them. [...]

Don’t pull it out!

September 30, 2019 // 1 Comment

Following on from our previous post about our bees swarming, this post is primarily about bee food. But there’s another story woven through about “pretty” vs functional [...]

Bees swarming!

September 25, 2019 // 1 Comment

We live in interesting times indeed – I had three stories ready to go at the same time! The framed chook greens one was basically finished, so it went out, but this is [...]

We’ve got the Jack!

September 17, 2019 // 1 Comment

Friday the 6th of September was a very busy day indeed. I’m only catching up to all the stories one at a time… As I mentioned in a previous post, we had to rush the new [...]

B is for Broccoli

September 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

So we’re back at the beginning of the alphabet again. We planted three types of broccoli in the no-dig beds at Homeland a while ago, and now we’re enjoying the fruits [...]