I have been doing a bit of an audit of the house and the resources that remain. The next phase of the project is going to involve more retaining walls and beginning the foundations of what will be the chook house, hot house, garden shed and straw yard. It is occurring to me as a … Continue reading Considerations
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
We have had more turtle adventures. This afternoon in amongst birthday festivities we had two approach our house from the park. We were alerted to the first turtle by a vehicle stopping outside our house to make sure it crossed the road safely. At this point there was already a turtle up by our bins. … Continue reading Turtle Eggs
I took a call at the office today from Mrs PP. She had a 'problem'. The Little Fellas had got home from school and discovered a turtle in our backyard area. I posted about the turtles nesting this time of the year recently - here. It is possible that the turtle had wandered up … Continue reading A Turtle in Our Backyard!
This is an image of the Little Eagle being mobbed by an Australian Raven recently, about midday. There were also magpies involved and it was quite a scene given that it is the height of breeding season for many birds and most of them already have young and are trying to ensure a little security. … Continue reading High in the Skies . . .