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When it rains it pours

June 4, 2019 // 5 Comments

I can’t believe only a month ago we were highly concerned about how long the super-dry hottest summer on record was stretching out. The tanks were all dry – all 120 000 [...]

Under-planting a patch

February 7, 2019 // 2 Comments

We’ve been spending a lot of time, effort and also money getting everything right for how we want to operate the ducks and chickens. In fact, apart from switching on (and [...]

Spreading some comfrey

January 24, 2019 // 8 Comments

Patricia does use some comfrey paste or even a comfrey poultice to spread on when one of us sprain or bruise something. However, this post is about spreading some comfrey [...]

Christmas came very early

April 5, 2018 // 3 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, [...]

Slaying the monster

November 2, 2017 // 1 Comment

This is no elephant, this is no mammoth – no, this is a monster of previously unknown proportions! We are very quickly realising that planting an edible forest garden [...]

Boys and their toys

October 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

I was very fortunate that my sister gave me a great gift voucher for my birthday. This enabled me to acquire one of the most useful implements I have had in a long time – [...]

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 [...]