Monthly Archives: March 2011

Autumn

I really do like this time of the year. I like the cooler nights and the blue skies with fluffy clouds. Most of the plants in the garden are doing really, really well. I have never known a choko vine … Continue reading

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Jennifer Aniston

My wife, for reasons completely for her own humor, has decided that our new little frizzle chick should be called Jennifer Aniston. Given that I still call our Isa brown (Penny) – Chook chook, I guess it doesn’t really matter … Continue reading

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Ohh, and Garlic too.

I just remembered that this year I was going to plant out masses of garlic so that we have plenty for the family. Dad did a great crop last year which we benefited from and I plan to grow more … Continue reading

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Zone One – Herb Garden, Exotics Sun Trap

A change of plan, well, kind of. I have a small garden area which grew some self-sown tomatoes last spring/summer and has been ear-marked for a herb garden. Then a raised garden bed herb garden. Then just a normal garden … Continue reading

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Note to Self! – Broad Beans

Last year I planted the broad beans too late. We still got a small harvest, but nothing worth mentioning despite the fact I just have. So this year I am ready – which is why this blog is here, to … Continue reading

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A Cultivated Ecology

Small animals in the home system There are four groups of small animals in our garden that are intentionally placed. I ) Firstly, over a year ago now we were given two female guinea pigs. They required food and shelter … Continue reading

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The Diamond Mystery

I have also been meaning to post this little note as a sort of historical reference for later. Back in February, most mornings, very early I would hear a low whistle which I know to be a Diamond Firetail Finch … Continue reading

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