Category Archives: Integrate Rather than Segregate

Many hands make light work.

Revisiting Phases of Abundance

We are now in year two of what Bill Mollison describes as Phases of Abundance. As it happens, this seems to be quite a naturally occurring process in the evolution of our garden, rather than a step by step following … Continue reading

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In Reverence of The Rusty Nail

I have busied myself with carpentry projects around the house. Not that I need to really busy myself, but that the aspiration to learn to put things together in more of a coherent and concrete sense than I have managed … Continue reading

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Emergence

The tadpoles are emerging from the water. Though still froglets with diminishing tales they are climbing onto the newly added sticks in their little, table-top aquarium. I was surprised by two things that I had quite forgotten about since my … Continue reading

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Inner Harvest

I continue on my own personal food revolution . . . Though the picture above of our garden during late summer here in the Far South shows an indication of summer abundance, it is what grows between the crops that … Continue reading

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January Update 2019

A bright, shiny, new Year. So much has occurred. So much continues to occur. Somewhere in the middle of the month we crossed over into our first year of living here in Tillellan. Firstly, in the garden. I have concentrated … Continue reading

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The Albany Agricultural Show – Trouble in Paradise.

It has been a busy week, but there is no rest for this man. I am rather over-tired and I have some opinions to vent. Which I do very irregularly. But I will unpack a few right here and now. … Continue reading

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A Moment in Time

Another day of tidying up affairs at the other house. As a result I had bags of weeds, grass and the odd plant in the wrong spot that wasn’t really a weed. There were some useful plants which I have … Continue reading

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