Monthly Archives: December 2013

Aspects of Petit Paradis

The garden is such a wonderland of surprises at the moment. There are tomatoes hiding deep in bushes along with pumpkins that were self sown and have fruit forming. The corn is doing well given it was sown early and … Continue reading

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My Ongoing List of Plants for the New Garden

This list is for me to add to over time as I collect or think of plants to add to the New Garden D – Deciduous Food Forest Plants Tamarillo Babaco ✓ Thornless Youngberry (Mainly as a forage crop for the … Continue reading

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Over Abundance

One of the concepts or aspirations I have in mind for the new garden project is to fully design it for creating an over abundance of produce. Not just food, but also materials and benefits. I have come to thinking … Continue reading

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Australian Backyard Gardening Blogs & Websites

I did a post on other backyard gardening blogs some years ago and recently did a new search to find that we are growing in number. As though it is not enough that folks are taking to claim the backyard … Continue reading

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The Mulch Pile

 With the recent removal of the trees from the other block the tree loppers had a load they needed to dump elsewhere before they could make a start on the rest of the block. So I asked for them to … Continue reading

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The Ringing Cedars of Russia – Dachniks and The Way Forward

Friends shared with us at our local Community Garden meet about a series of books they have been reading called the Ringing Cedars of Russia series. The books sounded intriguing and so I looked into them and consequently opened up … Continue reading

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The Start of the New Tillellen Project

The trees are gone! I met with the loppers Thursday to arrange how we can keep the bulk of the material on site. They seemed very accommodating which makes sense given that it won’t need carting away. It was sad … Continue reading

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