Stone Soup – another way

The Little Fellas are pretty good with eating their vegetables at dinner time. Gran? Not so much. We do like our Bone Broth and notice a difference between the times we consume it and the weeks we might not have any available. This Stone Soup version is a current winner in the household. Rather than … Continue reading Stone Soup – another way

Mini-Crop Update & Raised Bed One

Our little batch of mini-crops (mostly large pots) are doing really well. As with our original Petit Paradis garden, I planted out quite a collection of pots with small, usually mixed vegetables. This was with the intention of at least providing something of home-grown quality instead of relying solely on buying produce in. At least … Continue reading Mini-Crop Update & Raised Bed One

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

June Update

The Moon is waxing and the June Solstice is upon us. This is a longer post than normal as I record an update on what is happening around the garden. The Winter vegetables are coming along fabulously with the recent rain which is no doubt starting to assist with the rapid breakdown of all the … Continue reading June Update

Backyard Birdlife – Perch & Trap

Autumn. From previous years observations I have noticed that there is a tendency for the Flycatchers to be on the move and more active in places where perhaps they are not at other times of the year. This usually means more frequent visits into urban gardens. We've had the Grey Fantails around and the Willy … Continue reading Backyard Birdlife – Perch & Trap