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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 … Continue reading

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Cleaning Air

I’ve been interested in cleaning the air in our house for some time. Years in fact. During the renovation I was particularly concerned with the possibilities of off-gassing from the building materials. Where possible we tried to reduce or eliminate … Continue reading

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Djeran – Ant Season

According to the Nyoongar Seasons, of which there are six, we are now in Djeran.┬áThe winds have dropped the last month or so, particularly in their intensity, with light breezes bringing a welcome freshness to the heat of the days. … Continue reading

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Rabbit Welfare

Today the rabbit kits are thirteen days of age. Their eyes had now opened and they are moving about. One of the kits was making its first outing into the hutch from the nest. Prodding Blackberry for a bit of … Continue reading

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In Praise of Honeysuckle

When I go out onto our raised deck I am hit with the perfume of Spring. Honeysuckle has always been in this garden since we moved in. It was just a small evergreen vine with leaves. I even confused it … Continue reading

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Soak Up The Sun

Hooray, the Solar PV system is underway. The garage door is on. The laundry is in. Tillellan is nearly ready to soak up the sun. And there has been a lot of it recently. Today the panels, tomorrow the kitchen! … Continue reading

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Home Made Ant Poison

The annual migration of ants from outside our little paradise to inside our homely chaos, has begun. When I bought my first house the kind, elderly woman I bought it off also left me with some of her ant bait … Continue reading

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