Monthly Archives: June 2018

Western Australia’s Plastic Bag Ban

It’s the end of our Financial Year and the start of a shiny, bright new one tomorrow. It happens the same time every year. Yawn. However tomorrow, being the 1st of July 2018 is the start of a new step … Continue reading

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Mini-Crop Update & Raised Bed One

Our little batch of mini-crops (mostly large pots) are doing really well. As with our original Petit Paradis garden, I planted out quite a collection of pots with small, usually mixed vegetables. This was with the intention of at least … Continue reading

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Grey Fantail : Personality with Wings

The pair of Grey Fantails are so busy in the garden. Busy. Busy. Busy. Busy. Busy. . . They are busy here, there and everywhere. Around me. Next to me. Over me. Under the staircase, on the staircase, perched fleetingly … Continue reading

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Wood Ducks, Patience and Working at Heights

The local Wood Ducks are seeking higher ground. It’s going to be a sore point this year. Our chimneys are gone. The ducks loved our chimneys. They would stand atop them and croon and quack and carry on with one … Continue reading

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Post 400 – Welcome & Thank you, Cabbages & The Full Moon

July 28th, 2010 was when I started recording our garden and household goings on with this blog. Since then there have been months of crazy posting and other months too busy to do much at all. There have been years … Continue reading

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The Muse, Avocado Trees & The Yearning

It is nearly time to start to plant out more trees. I really had no set agenda for this. Not so soon at any rate. It is simply occurring like a strong feeling. An idea or thought about what I … Continue reading

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June Update

The Moon is waxing and the June Solstice is upon us. This is a longer post than normal as I record an update on what is happening around the garden. The Winter vegetables are coming along fabulously with the recent … Continue reading

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