Category Archives: vegetables

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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Pizza oven leftovers

Not another recipe! Yep. ¬†This one marks the christening of The Casserole Pot, a wonderful new op-shop gift from friends to celebrate the commissioning of the pizza oven. This afternoon we had a lot of vegies left over after a … Continue reading

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Spicy New Year

Happy New Year – a bit belatedly. It has been an incredibly productive summer break – not at all the down time we had planned, but satisfying all the same. Commissioning the pizza oven was the chief highlight, of course. … Continue reading

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The dinner of winners

It’s apricot season! The lorikeets are squawking indignantly from the gum tree across the road now that the tree is netted, and for some reason various neighbours are ‘just dropping by’ for longer and longer chats… I’m not sure the … 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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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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Okonomi-what?

Here’s a great way to turn whatever the garden offers into instant dinner! Last night’s version included home-grown carrots, spring onions, rainbow chard and lettuce but it could have been any vegies really. The leftovers caused a stir in the … Continue reading

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We wanna we wanna we wanna wee!

…”If you don’t stop for us, we’ll do it on the bus!” went the chant on the old school bus. Well, we wanna bit of worm wee! And worm poo for that matter. So I got to work and emptied … 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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