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L is for lettuce

December 17, 2018 // 1 Comment

OK, it was as easy as A-B-C up to now, but now we have to start jumping around in the alphabet. The seasons just don’t produce fruits and vegetables in alphabetical order! [...]

Hive of activity

December 11, 2018 // 4 Comments

In my previous post, I described how the first part of our weekend was a hectic hive of activity to keep the baby chicks cool through the heat wave, with a lot of other stuff [...]

The birds and the bees

November 19, 2018 // 7 Comments

The day dawned wet and drizzly. With October having been one of the driest in years, the rain was more than welcome – all 11mm of it! So with it being slushy and muddy [...]

Chain reaction

November 15, 2018 // 18 Comments

This year we wanted to further permaculturify our place by adding animals. For us (for this year anyway) it referred to chooks, ducks, worms and bees. So with spring rushing [...]

Flying the coop

November 12, 2018 // 5 Comments

If someone flies the coop, they leave the situation that they are in, often because they want to do something different. Well, we definitely wanted to [...]

C is for carrots

November 8, 2018 // 17 Comments

In autumn, a while before we departed on our two-month trip through Europe, we sowed a lot of carrot seeds. In fact, we sowed all the carrot seeds we had collected from the [...]

B is for beetroot

November 1, 2018 // 18 Comments

I would have to look it up in a very lengthy spreadsheet, but somewhere in autumn we sowed a lot of beetroot seeds in beds V and W at homeland. Well those guys are now [...]

Observe and interact

October 31, 2018 // 14 Comments

As a rule we don’t work on a Sunday… well, apart from a bit of watering and picking a few things that we might need on the day. We do it for personal reasons, but apart [...]

Busy busy

October 29, 2018 // 11 Comments

Last week was busy, very busy. But not that work yourself silly on one big focused project kind of way. It was crazy multi-tasking busy. Do this, do that, interrupt here, do [...]