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December 2020 Blog Posts (4)

Comestibles out back on their blanket of green suggesting a promise of meals to come.

Back to jungle mode. Ups and downs and undergrowth is the way I like it. No bare soil. Wall to wall Scurvy Weed (Egads!). Talk about greeeeen!

Spring onions,sweet peppers and maybe a Calabacitas...

Daikon…

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Added by Dave Riley on December 16, 2020 at 16:00 — 2 Comments

I got me an Air Fryer/ dehydrator/ rotisserie/ defroster gadget

I suspect you will hear a lot more about this.  I may even start a group like the pressure cooker one.  For those who have thought about getting one... here is my quick review as posted on facebook.  This is an 11 litre one from KMart for…
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Added by Andrew Cumberland on December 12, 2020 at 22:00 — 17 Comments

Celebrating Chaya -- Mayan tree Spinach

I guess that I eat a lot of greens. My every day consumption is not of raw, but cooked, leaves.

I am not of the salad persuasion. Nor am I of the lightly stir-fried sort.

I try to grow the greens I like to eat. That way I always have plenty of different stems to forage.

Among my preferred leafy comestibles…

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Added by Dave Riley on December 12, 2020 at 16:00 — No Comments

Lemon Tree Leaves

Hi there,

The leaves on my lemon tree are looking a bit strange, is it some sort of vitamin deficiency, I don't think it's a grub.

cheers, Ross

Added by Ross Carter on December 2, 2020 at 8:54 — 7 Comments

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