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Aw maw Gawd…

… it’s been a while since I contributed anything here. Not that there hasn’t been any action to report! Here goes… FRUIT & VEG GARDEN’S AUTUMN TRANSITION Summer tapered off gently in Adelaide. We worked our way through peaches and … Continue reading

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You can’t eat lawn

Been pondering the whole experience of front yard food gardening. Living in your front yard at all is still a bit ‘not done’ in Adelaide, the land of sheer curtains, roller doors and roller shutters. We like our privacy, it … Continue reading

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Poo power

The vegies have sprouted at child care! Three pots of beans, three pots of cucumbers and a few pumpkins in between have reared their brave little heads. The geranium and pigface cuttings are surviving in spite of many little feet … Continue reading

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The Joy of Seeds

It’s funny how contagious gardening is. We have often met passers-by stopping to ask about a fruit tree in our yard or a native plant on the verge and how they can establish it in their own garden. It seems … Continue reading

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