Homeland

Busy bee weekend

October 14, 2019 // 0 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 [...]

Kicking my Achilles heel

August 19, 2019 // 6 Comments

It seems that we have a central theme running through our winter projects this year – kikuyu. My biggest “project” for this winter has as objective to “de-kikuyu” [...]

K is for Kale

August 7, 2019 // 3 Comments

Currently we are having a great on-going Kale harvest in the newly re-done no-dig beds at Homeland. Here’s a little bit on Kale and how we mostly consume [...]

R.I.P. Jet

July 22, 2019 // 7 Comments

This weekend was a sad affair at Homeland. On Friday we had to say goodbye to Jet, our trusty Labrador cross Doberman rescue dog who has been with us for seven years. Any pet [...]