Monthly Archives: July 2016

23 July 2016 5:15pm – Spring Has Arrived

Taking a quick break in the marmalade-making to feed the worms and check the compost, and I see that our little Tahitian Lime and mulberry have decided that Spring is here …

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23 July 2016 11:11am – Harvest time!

Harvested the mandies and oranges yesterday. Now, let the jamming commence! :) This weekend’s agenda includes orange marmalade (first batch already on the go), mandarin marmalade, passionfruit and mandarin marmalade, mandarin juice and, hopefully, mandarin curd and chilli jam. Mandarin … Continue reading

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22 July 2016 6:25am – Recycle Make-up

Anyone got any old, unused or unwanted make-up clogging up your bathroom cabinet? TerraCycle now recycle these too!! PS I can’t find any record of the TV show they mention in the article, but if you can, can you please … Continue reading

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15 July 2016 8:28pm – Zen Cottages

Check out the huge window seat! Love the stairs and kitchen too! Zen Cottage

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13 July 2016 6:26pm – Think Outside

Think Outside. No Box Required :)

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10 July 2016 5:55pm – Nan’s Weather Forecasting Stone

hahahahaaa might have to get me one of these! :P

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10 July 2016 6:18am – Make Compost Not War

LOVE this! One of my favourite things is making better soil, and composting is one of the easiest ways of doing that. Not only does composting improve your soil naturally, it encourages soil critters to move in and turn the … Continue reading

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9 July 2016 6:16pm – Slow Food Kids

The Slow Food Movement isn’t just for adults; get your kids involved too, and watch their eyes light up! Slow Food Kids

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9 July 2016 12:51pm – Tom Seedlings FOR SALE

Would anyone like some tomato seedlings? These will be ready to go in, in a few more weeks. These are tigerellas, so will produce a round red tomato with green stripes. There are 3-5 seedlings per pot, so you’ll probably … Continue reading

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9 July 2016 12:49pm – Garden Pics

Some random pics from the yard :) The snowpeas are coming on well, with quite a few ready for harvest: A happy honey bee on the lavender: The borage flowers are out too, ready to provide more food for bees: … Continue reading

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