Turtle Eggs

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

Post 400 – Welcome & Thank you, Cabbages & The Full Moon

July 28th, 2010 was when I started recording our garden and household goings on with this blog. Since then there have been months of crazy posting and other months too busy to do much at all. There have been years where I posted 8 times and others where I've posted 126 times. So for a … Continue reading Post 400 – Welcome & Thank you, Cabbages & The Full Moon

What on Earth is it?

I've finished the Mud Room. But I don't think its a Mud Room or a Utility Room. We've got the preserving jars in it (stored) and our seeds (stored) and some frozen goods (stored) - so maybe it's just a Store Room. Although that seems a little bland, but it has a practical element to … Continue reading What on Earth is it?

Nothing but Flowers . . .

This used to be real estate Now it's only fields and trees Where, where is the town? Now, it's nothing but flowers The highways and cars Were sacrificed for agriculture I thought that we'd start over But I guess I was wrong - Talking Heads (Nothing but) Flowers   I've been looking at our greater … Continue reading Nothing but Flowers . . .

Zones in a Nutshell – Permaculture Zones : Part Two

This post follows from the first one found here. So with my reassessment of the permaculture zones whilst planning our new house and garden, here is an over-view of what you might find in each zone. ZONE 0 — The house structure. Here permaculture principles would be applied in terms of aiming to reduce energy and water needs, … Continue reading Zones in a Nutshell – Permaculture Zones : Part Two