Monthly Archives: February 2016

13 February 2016 10:08am – RIP fluffies

So, we have returned home from our trip to Canada (it was great!) and have a sad announcement: while we were away, 3 of the 4 fluffies have disappeared, probably thanks to our local python. RIP Bono (the little smooth-feathered … Continue reading

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2 February 2016 8:51pm – MYO Worm Tower

HOW TO BUILD A WORM TOWER

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2 February 2016 8:33am – Arrowroot: The Ultimate Permaculture Plant

I had always thought that comfrey was the ultimate permaculture plant, but seeing all the uses of arrowroot listed in one place .. wow! Guess I’d never really thought about it, and I’m now thinking of how to use mine … Continue reading

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2 February 2016 8:10am – MYO 3-Bag Chook Feeder

Great idea for anyone with a large flock to look after; may even allow for a few days away if you have automatic waterers too. Might be an idea to make it out of metal, though, if you have a … Continue reading

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1 February 2016 6:30am – Stingless Bees

For all the bee people out there :) Love my little stingless bees :) YOUR FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD STINGLESS BEE

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1 February 2016 6:21am – Pruning

Being English, this video is directed at apples, pears and stone fruit, but the same tips can be applied to any fruit tree. Like it says in the video, pruning isn’t difficult, the key is to do small amounts, often. … Continue reading

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1 February 2016 5:45am – Chilli Jam coming right up!

For everyone following the chilli crop/harvest and jam ETA, we just did a mass harvest of the cayennes (left), jalapenos (centre), hungarian wax (right) and birds-eyes (bottom right) to process (or freeze, if we run out of time) before we … Continue reading

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