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Lissa's Blog – April 2015 Archive (2)

2015 AUTUMN - March to May

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Added by Lissa on April 26, 2015 at 7:00 — 4 Comments


Change of seasons is the only time I do any really hard yakka in the garden replenishing the beds and getting them ready for the next seasons planting.

I need that perfect morning - overcast without rain, not too hot. I never know exactly which morning that will be until it comes. And it did this morning.

First I take down the summer netting and cut back all the finished crop. Chop it up into pieces.

That's the fun part.…


Added by Lissa on April 5, 2015 at 9:00 — 17 Comments

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