Category Archives: BushTucker

6 May 2018 5:22pm – Midjim Berries!

Squeezing in a quick bit of weeding in our front yard native garden while the light lasts, and found these beauties! I’d thought that midjim berries were finished for this season but apparently this little bush didn’t get the memo :) Yay! … Continue reading

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11 September 2017 5:04pm – Farm update: Avocados, Bushfoods, Infrastructure

A quick update re the farm: As of Saturday, all the planting for this year is done! Yay! :D Now we go into survival/maintenance mode over our very first summer, which we hope isn’t going to be *too* hot and dry. Fingers … Continue reading

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2 September 2017 7:25am – Riberry Lillipillies and Midjim Berries

Today’s babies: 12x Riberry (Syzygium leuhmanii) and 12x Midjim Berry (Austromyrtus dulcis) to get our bushfoods sections going, act as privacy screening from the neighbours and provide more habitat for all the gorgeous little insectivorous birds we have here :)

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12 October 2016 4:17pm – Announcement time!

Announcement time! We just bought a farm!! :D Well, a ‘farmlet’, as the agent called it (and I think that’s really cute :P) but big enough for us :) Its 2ha (5acres) of good brown-red soil up near Blackbutt. Completely … Continue reading

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10 October 2016 6:11pm – Davidson’s Plum Flowers!

Look what I found while watering this arve! Itty bitty little Davidson’s Plum flowers!!! Its the first time this little tree has flowered, and there are heaps! Fingers-crossed some get pollinated :)

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13 May 2016 1:04pm – Bush Tucker

If you’ve never been brave enough to give vegie-growing a go because of the time required to maintain them and get a decent yield, why not try a native food plant? As with most Australian natives, they are very hardy … Continue reading

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13 January 2016 8:24am – Bee-friendly Planting Guide

For all the bee-friendly people out there :) This guide is a bit limited in that it only suggests 4 plants of each type (herb, shrub and tree) for each climate zone, and there are SOOO many more that could … Continue reading

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24 October 2015 7:40pm – Bee-Friendly Planting Guide

BEE FRIENDLY – A PLANTING GUIDE FOR EUROPEAN HONEYBEES AND AUSTRALIAN NATIVE POLLINATORS

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23 September 2015 5:43pm – Bush Tucker Gardens

More about bushtucker gardening! Bush tucker gardens

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14 September 2015 9:55am – 5 Bush Tucker Plants for a Small Garden

Another great article from Milkwood: 5 Bush Tucker Plants for Your Small Garden Has anyone tried any of these? Natives tend to be exceptionally easy to grow and hardy in our climate, and if they can give you tasty treats, … Continue reading

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