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Use & Value Renewable Resources & Services
Let Nature take its course.

The Very Ugly Garden

Over the last few years our garden has transitioned from a relatively newly cleared block (in preparation for the renovation) to a small salvage yard of various resources such as patio pavers, salvaged timber, corrugated sheeting, animal hutches, plastic pots … Continue reading

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Our New Guinea Pigs Arrive

Our new guinea pigs arrived today. I’ve steadily been patching up some old hutches and we were ready to start bringing in the animals as part of our garden set-up. This is exciting to me because as far as kitchen … Continue reading

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Middle Spring

It’s been over seven months since I last posted. It’s usually in the Spring that my thoughts turn to getting observations down about what is going on around me in the garden. I brought up the blog yesterday and shortly … Continue reading

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The First Trees are Planted

Yesterday I planted out our first trees. There was no pomp and ceremony. Not loudly anyway. I carted up several loads of sandy soil and dumped them on the growing swale at the top of the slope. I filled up … Continue reading

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Chicken Yard Progress, kind of. . .

At present, whatever way I look at the garden, it’s all hinging on the chook yard. I appear to have worked myself into a ‘corner’. I think it’s a good corner, but a bit annoying nonetheless. I can only hope … Continue reading

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