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Winter: When the rain (never) tumbles down in July

Winter. Not exactly the best time to be an urban farmer. Cold. Damp. Slow.

This year in Donald (Western VIC, Australia) has been particularly cold and typically dry. 407 more words



Wheat harvest is in full swing. A combine marches through the wheat; when it reaches the end of this swath it will do-si-do and roundabout onto the next swath.


New Veggies on the Block

Sometimes it’s tough to be the new kid in town.  People don’t know you yet, you’re afraid no one will like you…  Well folks, consider this an invitation to get to know some of the newest veggies at The Magic Bean Farm.  851 more words

Food, glorious food!

Suddenly, at last, it’s that time in the season. After all the planting, nurturing, endless weeding and cultivating that’s been going on for weeks now at Beanley Wood Cottage, we can finally, finally start reaping the rewards of all the hard work that’s gone into the garden and the greenhouse this year. 20 more words


How to dry fresh herbs [Illustrations]

Originally published by Jake Lemkowitz, illustrated by Alessandra Olanow on westelm.com

Herbs add life to you windowsill and flavor to your cooking. But most varieties also grow way too fast for you to use them all.  21 more words

Garden & Nature

Blackberry Sorbet Ice - recipe

(voor Nederlands scroll naar beneden)

The sunny weather of the last few weeks made the blackberries here turn dark purple and yummy! I think I will get another batch which I will freeze (thanks mom for advice) and use later for a cake, muffin or smoothie. 357 more words