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DIY Nitrogen

June 26, 2018 // 6 Comments

One of the elementary inputs we are definitely short of is nitrogen, in its organic form obviously. This post describes the start of our journey using Tagasaste as a natural [...]

Autumn hues

April 19, 2018 // 4 Comments

No long stories today – just a photo essay of our goings-ons as we go through the brief patch of autumn between our long summer and long winter. We are still having nice [...]

Every time I plant a seed

April 12, 2018 // 3 Comments

What you got that I don’t know? The contents of commercially available potting and seedling mixes include wetting agents, slow release fertilisers, growth stimulants and [...]

Christmas came very early

April 5, 2018 // 2 Comments

Some problems we seem to solve relatively quickly, once we observe them, research some solutions and usually put in a bit of effort. But some challenges, on the other hand, [...]

Bush tucker frenzy

March 22, 2018 // 2 Comments

I think it’s important to incorporate some local fruits and other edibles, as well as other beneficial local plants in the garden. Some of these produce some really [...]