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Boxing Day

Merry Christmas to you if you should be reading this. I hope it was a pleasant one. Our local bike shop was recently inundated with boxes given that they were taking delivery of extra bikes to be given as gifts … Continue reading

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The Big Dry

I have not spent much time in the garden, aside from the morning and afternoon check and water. The days have been warm. Almost a heat-wave you could say for the last week or so. It has me pondering over … Continue reading

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Revisiting Phases of Abundance

We are now in year two of what Bill Mollison describes as Phases of Abundance. As it happens, this seems to be quite a naturally occurring process in the evolution of our garden, rather than a step by step following … Continue reading

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The Hands-On Harvest

In our garden, the pumpkins are being harvested. We had about ten or so small pumpkins and a couple of larger ones. The smaller size is ideal for our family. The tomatoes are coming along well too. I have grown … Continue reading

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Summer Seed Saving

With the nice dry weather of January and a couple of further weeks in the back room to ensure the seed harvest is completely dry, I finally got to sorting out seeds and cleaning them for storage. The bulk of … Continue reading

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Inner Harvest

I continue on my own personal food revolution . . . Though the picture above of our garden during late summer here in the Far South shows an indication of summer abundance, it is what grows between the crops that … Continue reading

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The Soaking of the Soil

We have had recent rains these past weeks. Some decent, some not so decent. But the garden has been catered for, though it is starting to dry quickly now. The Rain Tanks are close to full though and we are … Continue reading

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