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Vines = grapes, right?

May 29, 2017 // 1 Comment

We inherited some grapes, of unknown colour and variety, which were planted in our vegetable patch. But they weren’t doing so well. In fact, despite all our efforts, very [...]

Autumn hues

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sometime we get so busy focusing on food production and sustainability that we almost forget to sit back, breathe and enjoy the colours and the flavours. Well, almost… [...]

A dream to plan

May 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Starting off on Dreamland, we knew we had to apply some strategic thinking. At Homeland we have learnt and are still learning a lot of lessons. Daily. Just recently I have [...]

A blank canvas

May 9, 2017 // 2 Comments

And so it starts all over again… But then, it’s never quite the same is it? In fact, it this case it is not even remotely the same, not even by a mile… But then, it [...]

Potato production pasted

January 15, 2017 // 2 Comments

So our vegetables were growing and mostly producing really well – we had something of everything in their appropriate seasons. Well, that is, except potatoes. So we started [...]

Strawberry fields forever

August 15, 2016 // 2 Comments

In those early years we really wanted to grow prize strawberries. In fact, to this day, we still want to. But in these years we were plagued by snails that ate massive holes [...]

Blueberry bliss

February 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

The blueberry must be the queen of the berry species. Besides looking beautiful on the bush, what is more yum than a bowl of fresh blueberries? Although they grow quite OK in [...]