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My week in pictures

It’s been a bit of a busy week around here this week. DS2 is headfirst into mounds of homework, no warm-up at all. So I have been picking up his chores. We have already had our first parent-teacher meeting, with … Continue reading

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End of December garden update.

So, apart from some major landscaping, what else has been happening in the garden? Some raging successes I’m happy to report, because along with that we’ve had some more run-in’s with nature. Grrr nature!! Of the 7 sunflower seeds I … Continue reading

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Late spring garden update

I am using the term late spring very loosely, as we have had several days over 30degrees already this November, and very little rain – only 7mm in total for the month so far. It’s been great for our solar … Continue reading

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Planting out the Tomatoes

So, now that we have a new garden bed built, time to plant out my patient tomato plants. I started all these from seeds – here is an instagram photo from about 5 weeks ago… After they grew a little … Continue reading

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Thankful for a day’s harvest

I am still overwhelmed by the ability to go outside, collect eggs and vegetables, and use them to make nourishing food for my family. I am truly grateful for this. Although I still need bought ingredients, even these small steps … Continue reading

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