It's been a while since anyone talked about solar cookers. There was a rash of interest a couple of years ago with workshops showing us how to make our own. Did anyone have success and still use…Continue
When Pre Ordering from Daleys Bare Root Catalogue your order gets 50% off freight*. The first bare root fruit trees will be in stock later this month at which time this offer will stop. The remaining…Continue
I am very fond of Dayboro, the folk are down to earth, the scenery gorgeous. It's still close to amenities but feels "country". So the opportunity to spend, all up, 8 weeks here is most pleasureable.
I am staying for two weeks at Lynn and Wayne's place first up - actually having my holiday to cover the period, looking after their four puddies, Jack the (adorable, smart Bull Arab) dog and getting out of looking after the chooks as neighbour Andrea has that job. I just get the free…Continue
I have been so lucky that my first house sit has been somewhere so beautiful. And for three whole months to boot.
Enough time to sort out the excess of personal belongings I managed to bring with me despite selling, giving away, donating or throwing out the majority of my belongings. I have a rented…Continue
Verge gardens have been given the ok finally by the Brisbane City Council - a great deal of the credit must go to Jerry Coleby-Williams for years of effort to achieve this.
Problem is I live in the Moreton Shire, where verge gardens are still frowned on. Never mind. I still have a verge garden and it…Continue
No rain for two months and the entire garden is drooping. Last night we finally had some good rain and I thoroughly enjoyed the sound of it on the roof and plants through the open front door while I slept.
Very nice indeed :) This should pick up the garden.
The weather has remained too warm through Autumn - all the cabbage white caterpillars are still doing damage to my growing crop of broccoli and cauli and cane toads are still…Continue