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Mild Weather Workout

Today I was up early and working between houses. Progress is being made, but there is still not enough time in the day and too few lifetimes. The main priority today was getting to the rabbits. Spot needed more attention … 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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Frog Pools in the Garden

Recently we shifted our small bowls and pool bowls into the vegetable garden to encourage the local frog population into the garden itself. We visited the local pond to collect some gambusia or Mosquito fish. These are an introduced species … Continue reading

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The Flowing of the Water

This Little Fella has seen the rise and demise of our previous garden and is now witnessing the revitalising of the soil at Tillellan and the new evolution into what is to come. Here we are happy to be tapping … Continue reading

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Births, Deaths & Rebirths

Just a quick update. Spot managed to nurse her offspring through nearly two whole days but they either missed a feed and or got cold – or most likely both – and we eventually lost the whole litter. We are … Continue reading

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Edges

By default, this post is about edges. It’s a bit of an update on how the wormwood hedge is going and my interim water saving measure for the impending summer ahead. Wormwood Hedge Long term readers may remember my various … Continue reading

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The Throwing of the Seed

The new garden is bolting. Seeds are ripening and reaching for the sky. It is coming to a close, the initial burst of vigor. Underneath this cloak of leaves and seeding pods are pumpkins and melons. Growing, engorging themselves towards … Continue reading

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