Category Archives: Produce No Waste

A stitch in time saves nine.
Waste not, want not.

Boxing Day

Merry Christmas to you if you should be reading this. I hope it was a pleasant one. Our local bike shop was recently inundated with boxes given that they were taking delivery of extra bikes to be given as gifts … Continue reading

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The Big Dry

I have not spent much time in the garden, aside from the morning and afternoon check and water. The days have been warm. Almost a heat-wave you could say for the last week or so. It has me pondering over … Continue reading

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Less More & More Less

When the morning nurse came to visit she stopped by the kitchen on her way out. “I use to visit this house years back. ” she reflected. “There was an old couple I used to come and check on. The … Continue reading

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Green Keeping

I have been known to clean up the local park of fallen branches, palm fronds and tree limbs. These get mulched and put into the garden. Sometimes I have assistance in the matter. Sometimes I go on alone. I figure … Continue reading

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Peter’s Chicken Pieces & Soil Conditioning

The sorting of Stuff continues. . . It is amazing what you find when looking through family ‘treasures’. This cardboard box back was found in amongst some of Gran’s books and photos. Though Peters is known for its ice-creams, clearly … Continue reading

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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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