Monthly Archives: March 2012

Another Garden Visitor

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This article from the Herald Sun was posted today. It describes how the coming burden to be placed on arable land will come from increased livestock farming and the farming of crops to be used as bio-fuels. This is perceived … Continue reading

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Tamarillo

It’s that time of the year when the Tamarilloes lift the corners of the garden with their bright, ripening fruit. This year they seemed to begin to ripen earlier and have nearly all ripened at once. We’ve also had some … Continue reading

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Tumeric & Ginger

The Tumeric & Ginger that I began to grow about 3 months ago were doing so well I had to re-pot them. I was surprised to find that the ginger rhizome had swollen considerably and had become almost green again … Continue reading

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SUBURBIA 2012 – A SNAP SHOT

I thought I would do a post on my observations in the garden yesterday. It started with a somewhat disgruntled decision to purchase some compost for putting on the back garden bed so that I could at least plant some … Continue reading

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Who is accountable for my food? I AM.

I had a thought in the garden the other day. I was musing about growing edible plants and why I was bothering. What is driving me to do it? Almost instantly I had a somewhat satisfactory answer leap across my … Continue reading

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Reducing Pollution

I’ve had a bit of time to look at things from a new perception recently and I realise that there is a lot of pollution around us. I am fortunate enough to live in a house without a television. It’s … Continue reading

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