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Spring

Yes, spring has come around again and there’s all sorts of new life and renewal happening here. All sorts!!! As you can see I haven’t been idle, just concentrating on growing other things. ūüôā More posts soon as I emerge … Continue reading

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Harvest: Roasted Sweet Corn Salsa

Yeah, I know, it’s been ages.¬† I do have an excuse though: in addition to growing things in the garden I’ve been growing a new human.¬† And it’s quite exhausting.¬† We’ve been told he’s a boy, and his expected arrival … Continue reading

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Harvest: Rösti

With lots of zucchini and pink eye potatoes coming out of the garden, and being too lazy to go to the grocery store, r√∂sti¬†seemed just the thing.¬† Usually I make r√∂sti just with potatoes, but I added some of our … Continue reading

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February Garden Craft Session

This is mainly a placeholder to remind me to get moving on updating this blog!¬† I’ve been exhausted lately so just haven’t kept up-to-date.¬† I have many photos, and have even uploaded some of them to Flickr, but I have … Continue reading

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FiMBY Garden Tour

Yes, I know, WAY behind on blogging here and at Snuva’s Haunt.¬† But that’s the way life’s been lately.¬† I’ll catch up – eventually! Saturday was the FiMBY Garden Tour.¬† Basically a group of FiMBYers visiting two FiMBY gardens, Pete’s … Continue reading

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Harvest: Green Chicken and Veggies Curry

This¬†was such a great after-work meal – really quick and yummy.¬† Just a green chicken curry – I even cheated and just used bought curry paste – but it makes SUCH a difference to use fresh-from-the-garden veggies!¬† The carrots were … Continue reading

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Harvest: Warm Potato Salad

After Christina pulled some of our Kipfler potatoes out during our December garden craft session, I was really keen to use them!¬† I was secretly thinking of them the whole time I was at taketina. I washed them and rubbed … Continue reading

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December Garden Craft Session

Another EXTREMELY late post.¬† I’ll adjust the date later; this session was 11 December 2010. Another month, and another wonderful session with Christina.¬† As usual she started out by going around the garden and seeing that was happening and what … Continue reading

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Lady Birds to the Rescue!

My dill was under attack by aphids.¬† Christina said to squish the aphids, which I started doing.¬† But then I saw several of these amongst the dill and corriander: And like magic the aphids are disappearing¬†my forest of dill seems … Continue reading

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Harvest: Beetroot Ravioli

Christina seemed surprised when I mentioned it, but our Detroit Red beetroots are certainly a healthy size for harvesting: But obviously they are! And have successfully been turned into a filling for (not very attractive but tasty) ravioli: The other … Continue reading

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