Monthly Archives: February 2017

24 February 2017 6:25pm – Planting Guide for March

March is the traditional kick-off to the planting year here in the subtropics, and although the actually start of cooler, autumn weather seems to be getting later each year, its still worth a go at putting in some of the … Continue reading

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23 February 2017 12:44pm – 7 Ways To Bring More Ecology To Your Farm

In our own way, we’ll be doing each of these up at The Farm (our ‘hedgerow’ will be mostly natives to attract local birds and pollinators, and create habitat), but you can achieve a lot of these in our own … Continue reading

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23 February 2017 10:43am – Do You Really Need It?

What a great schematic! Do you REALLY need it?

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23 February 2017 10:24am – Why Are There So Few Profitable Permaculture Farms?

Some great advice for anyone dreaming about starting a farm: “We need many more farmers working intelligently to restore ecosystems, local food systems and economies. Here’s some of the main reasons I’ve seen that block people from getting started….”

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18 February 2017 9:30am – Planting Planning

Yes, I know it’s still summer, but I just couldn’t wait to get started on my planting plan for this year! :D (with my trusty Companion Planting book in tow)

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12 February 2017 11:21am – Little Discovers the Fan

The bees have their wet-towel covers, and Little is discovering that standing in front of the fan in the aircon is actually pretty good :) (even though our aircon is ‘only’ set to 26C, its still a big difference to … Continue reading

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12 February 2017 9:56am – Corn Iceblocks

The girls are enjoying their first iceblock for the day, sipping the cool water alongside the block, and pecking out the cold corn kernels :) Even got the flighty ‘blondies’ (old english game) interested!

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10 February 2017 2:32pm – Heat Wave

If you have pets, particularly elderly ones, please take special care of them this weekend. Do whatever you can to keep them as cool as possible, mist their enclosures, check and change their water frequently (chooks will avoid drinking warm … Continue reading

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31 January 2017 5:18pm – Sustainable Fashion

Along the same lines as the previous article, this one has a great list of blogs and websites where you can find out more about ethical fashion: Sustainable Fashion 101: The Beginners Guide To Dressing Ethically

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31 January 2017 5:13pm – Fast Fashion

“Fast fashion is disposable, worn once before it goes out of style, or bought because it looked okay and cost less than a cup of coffee. The idea that it could ever be considered ethical or sustainable is inherently flawed.” … Continue reading

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