Monthly Archives: May 2017

21 May 2017 5:59pm – Cumquat and Mandarine Marmalade

Breaking in the new jam pan and spoon with this season’s first batch of cumquat and mandarine marmalade! :)  

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20 May 2017 6:49pm – Jam, Marmalade and Bottled Fruit at Cornersmith

Back in Bris again after another awesome course with Alex and Maddie at Cornersmith Picklery, this time doing jam, marmalade and bottled fruit. You guys are awesome and I couldn’t recommend your courses highly enough; you are well worth the … Continue reading

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18 May 2017 6:51pm – New Citrus and Fence at The Farm

Back in Bris now and am tired but happy that we not only got the planting done but also now have a new boundary fence AND gate! MASSIVE thankyous to my folks, Craig and Eryn, and dad-in-law Les! Probably would … Continue reading

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9 May 2017 1:29pm – Advice to Young Farmers

Some great advice! Advice to a young farmer, from Eliot Coleman

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9 May 2017 6:51am – Self-Care

Self-Care is an often-forgotten part of permaculture. I’ve been practicing yoga for years, but often feel guilt-tripped into avoiding other ‘time-out’/’me-time’. If you’re having trouble too, here are some tips on how to add a little. For me, a hammock, … Continue reading

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8 May 2017 6:46pm – Understanding What Makes Plants Happy

What a fascinating article! And a totally different way of looking at your groupings and companion planting. Understanding what makes plants happy

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6 May 2017 5:40pm – Citrus!

The back of our ute was looking good today! :D

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3 May 2017 3:52pm – Kids in the Garden

Now is the best time to be out in the garden here in south-east Queensland. Here are some tips on getting your little ones involved too: Kids in the Garden: 5 Ways for Parents & Children to Grow Together

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3 May 2017 11:39am – Recycling Pallets

Do you use old pallets in your yard, or are interested in doing so? Here’s a great summary of what to look for when determining which ones are safe to use: USING TIMBER PALLETS IN YOUR GARDEN

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3 May 2017 8:11am – How to ID Your Soil Type

How to identify your soil type with one easy test.

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