Category Archives: seasonal living

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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Life beyond Pizza

Yes, there is! Amazing, eh? Of course, it still includes the pizza oven. Here’s how… POACHED QUINCES Apparently quinces have a short season. And hardly anyone grows them any more. So I was impressed when both my Mum (who doesn’t … Continue reading

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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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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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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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