Monthly Archives: October 2017

Seasonal Observations for Oct:2017

October 2017 – Nyoongar season of Kambarang 22nd – Watercress in the waterways is flowering abundantly. Vine Moth are active around the grape vines. 24th – Tiny, tiny parasitic wasps observed on the Walking Stick Cabbage that is in flower. … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

So we’re two thirds through Spring and after being out of action for a few days I was ready to set a new course. I wasn’t sure how to articulate this to the rest of the family, so I just … Continue reading

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Spring Chicks

Our clucky bantam was put to good use with some Barnevelder eggs bought from the last poultry auction. These chicks are our transition chicks. They’ll get to forage in our garden here before we move them on to the new … Continue reading

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The Re-Invention of Real Food

My generation – Gen-X – and subsequent generations have been raised eating food from a can, a glass jar, a packet of powder mixed up and microwaved. Or from various fast food outlets and some that pretend not to be … Continue reading

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Aussie Backyard Bird Count Begins

We were up and counting before breakfast and I’m certain just the intention behind looking for bird activity produced some rather interesting discoveries. Click here for further info. In the twenty minute slot we sighted 10 different species and 41 … Continue reading

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Captured Observations

Some observations I really wanted to put down in writing today, before it becomes tomorrow… There are more cicadas calling now. It makes me happy to hear them. The big, green crickets have started calling too. I’m sorry, but BIG, … Continue reading

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Zones in a Nutshell – Permaculture Zones : Part Two

This post follows from the first one found here. So with my reassessment of the permaculture zones whilst planning our new house and garden, here is an over-view of what you might find in each zone. ZONE 0 — The house … Continue reading

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