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 of Uncle Bill's guidelines. There is of course an inherent kind of logic to it … Continue reading Revisiting Phases of Abundance

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 has interested me. Ripening pumpkins hang from vines or sit on carefully placed, tufted cushions … Continue reading Inner Harvest

Consolidating

January has been full of a lot of changes. I glossed over some of them with this post, but there have been many others that we have been working on over the time. Mostly we talk about our growing garden and what is happening in our lives generally. But another issue that has pervaded our … Continue reading Consolidating

October obs

1st week of October - hatchling Wood Ducks out and about at Eyre Park. 4 th Oct - First Diamond Back moth sighted. 5th Oct - first Orchard Swallowtail spotted in the garden. Twenty-eight Spotted Bugs around the garden. 6th Oct - First cicada heard in the garden. I thought I heard one yesterday while … Continue reading October obs

Secret Recipes for Longevity from the 1980’s

Grans diet is troublesome. And I'm not sure. But it's either rubbing off on the wee Little Fella, or he has issues. Or both. Dinner time can be amusing. Amongst the deep span of generations between Gran and the Little Fellas there is a whole galaxy of conversational mishaps and mash-ups that wizz and zip … Continue reading Secret Recipes for Longevity from the 1980’s