Tag Archives: Albany

Seasonal Observations for Oct:2017

October 2017 – Nyoongar season of Kambarang 22nd – Watercress in the waterways is flowering abundantly. Vine Moth are active around the grape vines. 24th – Tiny, tiny parasitic wasps observed on the Walking Stick Cabbage that is in flower. … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

So we’re two thirds through Spring and after being out of action for a few days I was ready to set a new course. I wasn’t sure how to articulate this to the rest of the family, so I just … Continue reading

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The Re-Invention of Real Food

My generation – Gen-X – and subsequent generations have been raised eating food from a can, a glass jar, a packet of powder mixed up and microwaved. Or from various fast food outlets and some that pretend not to be … Continue reading

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Captured Observations

Some observations I really wanted to put down in writing today, before it becomes tomorrow… There are more cicadas calling now. It makes me happy to hear them. The big, green crickets have started calling too. I’m sorry, but BIG, … Continue reading

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White Ibis Survey

This follows the post on the National Australian White Ibis Survey running this week. The boys and I were up early this morning. Nothing unusual about that really. Although a lone bush walker met us on the path to our … Continue reading

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Zoning Out from The House – Permaculture Zones : Part One

Part One – Zero to Abundance I find it pays to refresh the mind of concepts from time to time. Each time I take a look at zones there is a different mind-set of learning and experience that views the … Continue reading

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When Backyards became Backwards

“Wow, you’ve got a garden… you’ve actually got a GARDEN!”                                        Bemused Visitor I don’t recall a time myself when backyard gardening … Continue reading

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