Hi All,I tried cooking dried pigeon peas today. I removed them from the shells, soaked then boiled. They softened but still had tough skins. Did I not cook them long enough or is this just how they…Continue
SATURDAY February 24th 10.00am TO 12.00pmAddress will be sent closer the date. The address is always sent to your email you signed up with, if it is different you need to change your profile.Clay and I live with our 3 boys in Mitchelton. Here are the details about our garden: We live on a 683m block, our house sits right in…See More
""Several species of Acacias are more palatable and commercially viable, these being; Ac victoriae – Prickly Acacia; Ac. sophorae – Coastal Wattle; Ac retinodes – Wirilda; Ac coriacea – Dogwood; Ac murrayana –…"
"Ah, well not so much experience with gathering rather with eating. Wattle seed pancakes or crepes are something else!
There's some seeds are more palatable than others and some species of wattle do better in some areas than others e.g.
"Some of the larger independent greengrocers sell them. Very seasonal and often the trees only produce nuts every second (or is it fourth?) year. I have heard stories that the local Aborigine tribes used to gather in the (what we know as) Bunya…"
SUNDAY 12 November 10.00AM - 12.00PMMost of us have had the pleasure of going to Susan's Garden and it is always a pleasure to revisit. Susan has written up a little piece about her garden - It wasn't too long ago that I had a visit here but it's always lovely to see the changes a season can bring. New things to have a look at- new chicken coop and we now have ducklings (who'll probably be big ducks by then), plantings down the side of the house, extensive herb garden on front balcony. Peaches…See More