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Sow seeds of leafy greens this week

Sow seeds for leafy greens next week,

especially Sunday 25th June and early morning of Monday 26th June 

After the new moon on Saturday 24th June 2017… 313 more words

Food Gardens/edible Gardens

A Dose Of Common Sense

Each week Cory Bernardi sends me an email entitled, “Your weekly dose of common sense”. This week’s edition is outstanding as it outlines the stupidity and money-wasting effort of the Gonski education bill. 492 more words


Fruits of Your Labor

Believe it or not, the weather did eventually warm up enough to start growing my cool weather plants outside. I direct sowed spinach seeds and planted lettuce arugula that I started inside. 932 more words

Hawaiian...couscous... Pilaf w/ Sweet Potato and Greens


I undertook to make this recipe without properly vetting my quinoa supplies. It turns out there was none at all to be had. There was plenty of couscous in there, so I made a snap-substitution. 113 more words


Loaded Sweet Potato w/ Beans, Greens & Herbed Avocado Dressing



Pay no attention to the unappetizing mess in the picture. This pair of recipes was simple, fast and delicious. We probably should have bought bigger sweet potatoes, because we ate two each, and then had to leave the last lonely one for a lunch the next day. 81 more words


Ugly, cheap, low-water-use produce: the bag garden

About a week ago, as I was collecting wild amaranth for my post on foraging, my eleven-year-old neighbor boy showed up. “You mean, you don’t have any matembele?” He asked me, when he saw what he thought was my desperation for greens to cook. 791 more words


Independence & Interdependence


by Cass Macgregor

My support for Scottish Independence is about self-determination: getting what we vote for, and the benefits this could bring for engagement in democracy and society. 882 more words