Monthly Archives: November 2015

29 November 2015 11:04am – This Year’s Fertile Eggs

Another hot, humid day here in Bris and we have (hopefully) 8 new additions to our flock: 7x polish bantams and 1x jap bantam (the darker one in the top-right corner) for our little broody Old English Game bantam hen, … Continue reading

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20 November 2015 11:32am – Chook Husbandry in Hot Weather

Hi everyone, As the weather heats up, please make sure that your chickens, and other pets, have sufficient shade and cold water during the day. Chickens won’t drink sun-warmed water, and they can die from heat stress in a matter … Continue reading

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19 November 2015 2:01pm – Earthen Building Methods

Some more on natural building: Building Earthen Homes Using the Original DIY Material

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15 November 2015 4:17pm – Chillis!

Bit windy here today, but we managed to get all the chillies, flowers, tomatoes and beetroot in, that Pat generously gave us yesterday, so now our Chilli Patch has doubled in size and contains the likes of Carolina Reaper, Butch … Continue reading

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15 November 2015 4:05pm – Off-grid Suburbs

US giant enters Australia market to take suburbs off the grid  

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14 November 2015 4:39pm – Missing Vegie Patches

Your mission, should you choose to accept it: find your vegie patches after 8days holiday/rain-and-warm-weather … :/ lucky a lot of it is chook-edible :) Yay free food! With some help from the birthday girl :)

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13 November 2015 2:40pm – MYO Dandruff Remedies

Home-made/natural dandruff treatments … A Guide to Home Remedies for Dandruff

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12 November 2015 6:39am – MYO Toothpaste

FINALLY, I finished off the last tube of toothpaste last night, so I just made my first batch of zero-waste toothpaste :) Now to give it a whirl! … :) Update 7:02am: Verdict:- not bad. Bit oily (because lets face it, … Continue reading

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10 November 2015 9:39am – Post-holiday Vegie Patch Update

Hi all! We’re back from our yearly trip to New Zealand’s south island to catch up with Hubby’s rellies, drool over their cold-climate gardens, and do our usual bit of road-tripping, sightseeing and tramping, and with the few storms that … Continue reading

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