Category Archives: organic gardening

Thank you very mulch…

Just when I thought I’d make a blogging comeback, yet another camera has died. So my apologies for the lack of photos of utterly riveting recent events like… Home brewing engineer-style (it’s precise, it’s methodical, it’s taking off) The long-awaited … Continue reading

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Rain

What could be more soothing than waking in the morning to the sound of soft rain on the roof and the garden (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLNi-BvmhYA&feature=related) … and the thought of the trees with their ripening fruit and the newly planted bean seeds gratefully … 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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Ye olde yogurt tubbe

I have never quite got around to regularly making my own yogurt. Tried a couple of times and it tasted OK, but it hasn’t become part of my routine. One of the reasons is that here in SA we are … Continue reading

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Turning out the worms

Once upon a time, a long time ago in a house far from here, we started a worm farm. We bought a little tub of worms and a black plastic stacker system, and duly fed and watered our babies. All … Continue reading

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Steps in my Spring…

“Success” on our weekends tends to be measured in major infrastructure projects. This month I have been keen to build, install and plant ALL the backyard garden beds in one hit (more below) but life has, as usual, got in … Continue reading

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