Extending Usefulness

In our previous post on the introduction of the FOGO service to our city last year and the mission for the service to reduce landfill waste whilst creating community generated compost. For Mrs PP, this practice of utilising kitchen scraps has always been a way of life for us (since we married) and we've used … Continue reading Extending Usefulness

Waste Reduction & Food Production

I've been remiss. Actually, quite remiss. Something happened this year that I didn't acknowledge or pay credence to at the time. So here it is, before the year ends! This year the City of Albany introduced the FoGo (Food Organics & Garden Organics) collection service. Other localities around the State have been rolling out the … Continue reading Waste Reduction & Food Production

Dry, dry times

I've spent a bit more time in the garden over the last few weeks. It's been disturbing just how dry the soil has become, despite regular watering, so I have started the project of installing irrigation to various areas of the garden. The initial project was the front garden which is quite contained and really … Continue reading Dry, dry times

The First Cicadas & General Update

About a week and a half ago in Perth I heard the first cicada for the season. It was a really warm day in amongst others that had brought showers. Today, after a few days of rain and then a hot Spring sun that made the air steamy, I heard the first cicada for our … Continue reading The First Cicadas & General Update