Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Moment in the Garden

Jaz and the new little ones feeding on grape vine leaves. A lovely treat for all. The little ones have settled in really well and Maiki and Jaz have adopted them as their own it seems. Three mums!

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Baby Turtledove

This little Laughing Turtledove was visiting the garden on the weekend. We really don’t get that many doves here – yet strangely enough the can be seen across the road regularly. They may however have come over to nest in … Continue reading

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Note to Self – Marri flowering

This is a note to self to watch as the year moves on. My father-in-law, being a former ‘man of the land’ often says that when the Marri blossoms in February it will be a wet season. And possibly an … Continue reading

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Backyard Alchemy

  I was given some kombucha culture the other day. I have tried it briefly before but with little success. It may have been the batch I received but I am also a little more in tune with these ferments … Continue reading

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The Might of Rome

or, “How Rome Might NOT have done things” The flashing moment of inspiration for yesterdays brief moment in the garden (in a nutshell, without all the fluff) goes like this. Wonderful, squirting, cherub-laced fountains with volumes of water . . … Continue reading

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Fridays Garden

I spent some time tidying the shed early this morning. It’s an embarrassing mess. Well, it was. Not so much now. Took some pics whilst in the garden. This is the self-sown pumpkin vine that I trained over and arch … Continue reading

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Growing Uncommon Fruits @ Garden Vegetables in Australia review

Part of my summer reading has been a book picked up by my wife at the local library. My wife will often just grab books that look interesting and put them in front of me. This one really took my … Continue reading

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