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The Last of March

The rains have come and I am grateful. Mostly because the days are sunny and delightfully warm and those overnight showers or early morning drops are ideal for the young seedlings and newly planted trees. I have also been re-potting … Continue reading

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Coastal Views, The STS Leeuwin & Boulders

By pure chance Mrs PP managed to get a glimpse of the sail training ship STS Leeuwin II out in the bay on our way back from school pick-up today. So, off we went to the lookout to check it … Continue reading

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Prescribed Burns

This is the map for the southern half of Western Australia for Saturday the 21st of December 2019 – from the Emergency website. These are all prescribed burns except for one on Mount Melville here in town which was reported … Continue reading

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March Observations 2019

  01/03/2019 First decent rainfall for the year 20/03/2019 First call of the Western Banjo Frog in the backyard for the season. It is deep, booming, explosive and echoes around our backyard. 23/03/2019 Increased movement of flocks of White-tailed Black … Continue reading

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Late Spring Actions & Street Party

After being absent from the garden for several days it was nice to see it ‘exploding’ in the early morning sunshine. It had rained a little over night and when the first light hits the garden with its warmth, it … Continue reading

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Spinach Head

With the threat of eating too much of thisĀ  . . . and turning into one of these . . . I recently harvested a bunch of greens to blanch and freeze for easy additions to breakfast meals and other … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Parsley

The paradox in gardening that I re-discover from time to time is: a wonderful success preceded by shear and utter neglect. Our Continental Parsley is such a thing. The most that I could ever have contributed to this success is … Continue reading

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