Monthly Archives: November 2011

New Pond & Aquaponics Update

After difficulties and frustrations with the aquaponics system, finally it appears to be ticking away nicely. Everything is working well. The 15 minutes of pump time. The time its off. The flow of the water, the draining of the water. … Continue reading

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Learning to Scratch

It appears that overnight the little chicks have picked up the scratching technique from Jenny. I have been watching them each day and observing what they are getting taught. Yesterday they were still being shown food, directed to it and … Continue reading

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Hot Day

It has been a week since the chicks hatched out and already they have a set of tiny wing feathers and are running super quick around the garden with Jenny. They are eating crumble and wheat and really love the … Continue reading

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The Hedge Garden

The Hedge Garden is not to be seen as a division or barrier. It is really an oasis of biodiversity that links areas of the garden together. It offers the following yields and benefits: culinary herbs flowers for cutting flowers … Continue reading

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Save Our Soils

I recently viewed the film A Farm for the Future which I linked to in a previous post. There is a particular part of the film where they feature a no-dig farm. That is, a farm where they do not … Continue reading

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The Big Picture

I often think about what the big picture might look like. You know, the BIG picture. The one where there is a decline in the use of fossil fuels and alternative energy isn’t really an alternative – but eventually, totally … Continue reading

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New Look Blog

Time for a change! I’ve been looking at other templates to use as things were getting too cluttered for me with the old blog template. It’s all in keeping with my new mantra to simplify, simplify, simplify! I reminded myself … Continue reading

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