Last year I bought My Rozie a pretend kitten for Valentine's Day. I thought it was cute. However, said gift crashed and burned, and I knew when it got assigned to the cupboard under the stairs that it was unlikely to ever be seen again. *sighs*
However!!! It comes out each year as a Christmas decoration and lives (admittedly, a bit hidden) under our tree. While that doesn't elevate it to a success, it does mean that it wasn't a complete failure.
Said kitten was placed…Continue
I have updated and added to the original blog (now deleted) with lots of information about alternative veg options.
See the Wordpress blog HERE.
Added by Dave Riley on November 26, 2014 at 18:00 — No Comments
Wonderful visit to Brymac Blueberry farm today and I've come away with lots of useful tips and info.
22.11.14 Today I visited beautiful Peachester, on the Sunshine Coast hinterland, to attend an open day at Brymac Blueberries. A hot day, despite Spring not being over but well worth the trip for the information given by Dean (Bryant), owner of the farm. I have previously…Continue
Added by Lissa on November 22, 2014 at 16:30 — No Comments
I've been working hard at recovery after the October heat. Creating mulch and planting out. But the ground is hurting big time. While we are officially 'in drought' still, the anecdotal indicators I note tell me how bad it is.
The first tail belongs to a chicken.
Most days, around 4 pm, I give one of my girls a nurse and cuddle for a few minutes in the back yard. I'm kicking back relaxing and find that petting a chook is quite good for the stress levels. The girls seem to like it too.
Today however, Coral was really agitated. I asked her, "What's up Coral? Daddy always give you a cuddle, silly girl." She just got more agitated which is really out of character for my…Continue
Just look at this - I am so happy I want to cry :) After 3 years of having my crops ruined by fruit fly (and my ineffective attempts at netting) it was worth the effort. My tree is absolutely loaded with nectarines and peaches - Nectarines are ripening, peaches look like they'll be a bit longer. They are quite small and the trees branches are just laden and touching the…Continue