Category Archives: Catch & Store Energy

Make hay while the sun shines.

The Very Ugly Garden

Over the last few years our garden has transitioned from a relatively newly cleared block (in preparation for the renovation) to a small salvage yard of various resources such as patio pavers, salvaged timber, corrugated sheeting, animal hutches, plastic pots … Continue reading

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Filling the Bioreactor

I was out in the garden early this morning. 5 am. The Cuckoo shrike was about as were Purple-crowned Lorikeets wheeling about high in the sky while the gums are blooming. As I stood on a ladder to get a … Continue reading

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Bioreactors

Some luck in the garden today. I have been looking into worm farming as a way of composting larger amounts of garden waste material and kitchen scraps and creating the worm castings that are so valuable to the garden. I’ve … Continue reading

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November Rains & Seed Saving

I approached the garden gingerly this morning. There was a lot I wanted to do and I didn’t want to overwhelm myself. Mrs PP was searching the garden for flowers that weren’t rain damaged after the previous few days. It … Continue reading

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Lockdown at le Petit Paradis

Lockdown. I really dislike that term. A great deal. I have much disdain for it. I am mindful of the words we use to paint our world. This is also not so much of a Lockdown as a very inconvenient … Continue reading

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