Monthly Archives: August 2015

31 August 2015 5:12pm – Marmalade Complete!

All the jamming is now complete! Yay! Big thankyou to Hubby for finishing them off while I was at work today! Here is the final tally: 12x Orange marmalade, 27x Mandarin marmalade and 7L Mandarin juice, plus the 2 remaining … Continue reading

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30 August 2015 7:01am – Chattanooga Tiny House

Wow have a look at this great little tiny house! It seems to be really well thought-out, including heaps of storage, heaps of windows and all you could need for being off-grid, including an aircon system that runs off solar … Continue reading

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29 August 2015 5:14pm – Mandarin and Orange Harvest

As we didn’t get a chance to last weekend, this weekend’s task was to harvest the mandarins and oranges from the yard at our rental (my first permaculture garden) and make more marmalade. Upon arrival, it was quickly determined that … Continue reading

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29 August 2015 7:39am – Bits Out the Back

If you guys haven’t discovered Bits out the Back yet, make sure you do! He’s just posted a video about his potato harvest and potato scab, and also has a great video on turmeric and ginger, which i’m going to … Continue reading

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28 August 2015 9:52am – Courses at Northey Street City Farm

For anyone in the Brisbane area, Northey Street City Farm have quite a few interesting courses coming up! Northey Street City Farm

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27 August 2015 5:07pm – How to Live a Near Zero Waste Life

How about this for some waste reduction inspiration! How to Live a Near Zero Waste Life

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26 August 2015 1:35pm – Minim House

Minim House Personally, I’m not a fan of the slide-in, slide-out bed – in a climate like that of Brisbane, bed linens need to be aired each day, or they become very smelly, very quickly – but I LOVE the … Continue reading

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20 August 2015 5:04pm – Seeds!

Yay! Look what arrived this afternoon! :D  

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12 August 2015 3:48pm – Earthworm Digestion

Ever wondered how earthworms manage to digest all that plant material, even leaves that are otherwise inedible to herbivores? Scientists in London think they may have cracked it: Mystery behind earthworm digestion solved

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12 August 2015 9:03am – Agroecology and Regenerative Ag

Some interesting articles on Agroecology and Regenerative Agriculture this morning: Agroecology: The Capitalist Elephant in the Room Imagine Farming That Actually Heals the Earth

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