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Thank you Allotment Helpers!

Quite a few of my friends love the idea of having an allotment but are put off by the obvious amount of hard work attached to working the land. 70 more words



I have two Genovese Basil plants growing in my Aerogarden and they are starting to take over so I made some Basil hummus.

I kinda just threw things in the blender and it turned out yummy. 138 more words


New Home

Well, the moving is all done and the dust is settling. I have been in my new home for one week today. I still have my study to unpack and organise, but that is not likely to take very long. 251 more words


Lotta Things Going On

Quail update:

The babies are now just shy of five weeks.  When they were four weeks, I finally took them out of the inside brooder and put them outside in the big coop.  727 more words


My attempt at backyard permaculture (year 11 with my veggie garden)

My garden has always been a great place for my kids to dig in and get dirty.  They help plant and sow, and rarely help in the messy “no fun” work in between.  810 more words


Girls High School Softball & Chicken

This morning, taking advantage of a dry spell, we did some more gardening around the front of the house. It’s always easier to do after it’s been raining for a while. 309 more words


The Reset

The garden needed to be reined in. Even after the summer ended, we continued to find rogue potatoes sprouting in the soil. We tossed them over the fence, confident that animals passing through would sample them. 91 more words