Category Archives: Gardening

The last couple of weeks at Chez Bee

Some of the goings on around my neck of the woods…

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Quick Pick: Urban Organic

Have you heard of the new internet TV show Urban Organic? Each episode is a  3 to 5 minute, professionally produced, interesting snapshot of what’s happening in the urban agriculture scene.

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Through the fenceposts: inner urban style

Inner city Melbourne is full of lovely old houses.  Many of them are in a state of disrepair but more and more of are being renovated and brought back to their best.  I saw this newly decorated house on one … Continue reading

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New organic magazine find

In the peacefulness of the week between Christmas and New Year I took myself off to my local library.  I was looking for light reading, you know, books to flick through, magazines, nothing to strenuous, maybe a light novel at … Continue reading

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Through the fence posts: wishing I had their vegie garden

I’ve walked this street so many times and never noticed the house with the front garden full of vegies and little fruit trees.  I normally walk on the other side of the road and the garden was hidden a little … Continue reading

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Simple pleasures in a tea cup

One small bunch of lemon balm  from the garden,  a mug, boiling water. Lemon…yes, but also a slight sense of heat like in ginger.

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January in my (wee little) garden

Hello everyone, As I’ve said previously, we’ve moved house and my garden has become a much smaller affair that is mostly contained in pots.  But we’re doing pretty well out of those pots. Lots and lots of herbs… Daily pickings … Continue reading

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Bookish inspiration

I’m currently reading The Real Food Companion (at Fishpond and Amazon).  Yeah, it’s a recipe book, yep I’m reading it cover to cover.  It’s not just that I’m that sort of person who likes to read recipe books for relaxation, I do, but it’s also (trust me) … Continue reading

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Whats been going down at Chez Bee?

So, you know, sometimes life gets in the way of blogging and of gardening, but not thankfully  in the way of harvesting or eating this time 🙂 A little photo journey of some of the things that have been happening … Continue reading

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The tomatoes are here!

It is most definitely summer here at Chez Bee.  And the tomatoes I planted back in November are producing copious amounts of fruit.  That is, the Rouge de Marmande  that I bought as seedlings, not my other seedlings that I … Continue reading

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