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 scraps go, we have some pretty decent ones in my opinion. Given that we eat … Continue reading Our New Guinea Pigs Arrive

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 several more and left them by the swale. I gathered the soaked cardboard, the composted … Continue reading The First Trees are Planted

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 that it will force me to focus on the job at hand. Before I can … Continue reading Chicken Yard Progress, kind of. . .

Macrozamia riedlei

Google Maps won't show you a birds eye view of the bushland that was once Joondalup. What is today a northern suburbs metropolis of Perth, was once coastal woodland quite typical of the Swan Coastal Plain. This is how I know I'm getting older. There is however a set of photos of Joondalup to give … Continue reading Macrozamia riedlei