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

The Hands-On Harvest

In our garden, the pumpkins are being harvested. We had about ten or so small pumpkins and a couple of larger ones. The smaller size is ideal for our family. The tomatoes are coming along well too. I have grown some of the best tomatoes I've ever grown this year. A combination I think of … Continue reading The Hands-On Harvest

We all want some figgy pudding!

 Mrs PP reporting in for a little Christmas cheer.There were no Carols by Candlelight here this year due to the rain. The rain was very welcome though, and topped up the tanks and soaked into the soil. Light enough to be damp and long enough to go deep in the soil.I am not the chef … Continue reading We all want some figgy pudding!

Happy Moringa Monday

The Moringa trees that I cut in half a few weeks ago and planted out are just starting to show signs that they are doing alright by budding with new growth. Last night we heard that pet rabbits in Bayonet Head, close to Emu Point, have died from the new Calicivirus release. I didn't think … Continue reading Happy Moringa Monday

The Flowing of the Water

This Little Fella has seen the rise and demise of our previous garden and is now witnessing the revitalising of the soil at Tillellan and the new evolution into what is to come. Here we are happy to be tapping into greywater and allowing extra water to run between swales and soak into the ground … Continue reading The Flowing of the Water