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Phil's sand mini-wicking beds

I was visiting our friend Phil last weekend at his home. While I was there, he showed me an interesting take on the wicking bed idea. 205 more words

Sustainability

Planned Aquaponics Changed to Wicking Beds

Hi all

After a trip away for only three weeks last winter, having arranged for someone else to feed and water the chooks and coming home to the chooks under severe stress and taking over a month for them to recover and start laying eggs, I realised that I could not rely on anyone here to look after them, never mind a higher maintenance system, such as aquaponics. 804 more words

News

And so it goes...

Hi All,

Another Sunday came and went and I didn’t do a blog post but this time it was deliberate as I wanted to film a short video of our property to show you and we were too busy yesterday because we were in the garden rehousing Steve’s disabled chicken “Limpy”. 3,131 more words

The one where Narf7 gets the flu

Hi All,

What do you do when you have a cold, you feel generally weak and lethargic and you sound like Bea Arthur from the Golden Girls? 1,382 more words

Skinflint Sunday: Stay in for fun fun fun!

This greeted me when I left work on Wednesday. Surprisingly, no note had been left. It’s going to cost me 1K to get it fixed, so suddenly getting to work by public transport has become the cheapest option. 425 more words

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