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 towards a better future for us. Tomorrow, Western Australia bans the supply of light-weight plastic … Continue reading Western Australia’s Plastic Bag Ban

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 where I posted 8 times and others where I've posted 126 times. So for a … Continue reading Post 400 – Welcome & Thank you, Cabbages & The Full Moon

The Memory of Trees

On and off, I have been steadily mulching my way through ute-loads of 'green waste'. It is the time of the local council green waste street verge collection. In multiple acts of irony I have been relocating branches from fallen trees at our other house and my parents and carting them back to our house … Continue reading The Memory of Trees

The Moon in Pisces

Planting by the cycles of the Moon has intrigued me over the years and continues to do so as I witness how the cycles of the Moon affect those around me. Recently a teacher mentioned to me that she has noticed clear differences in the behaviour of children in conjunction with the Full Moon, though … Continue reading The Moon in Pisces

The Highly Productive, Professionally Engineered Leaf Trap

Our Professionally Engineered Leaf Trap has risen to higher levels of productivity with the recent winds. Days of high winds have started stripping the local park trees of their precious cover of leaves. These in turn have been deposited into our handy and convenient Leaf Trap at the base of our steps. So we have … Continue reading The Highly Productive, Professionally Engineered Leaf Trap