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Tag Archives: Gardening
Some of the goings on around my neck of the woods…
Tonight’s dinner was so yummy I had to share it. Plus, it just happened to come together as a completely local (Victorian) and seasonal main course (except for the condiments). I’m always quite impressed when we manage to pull off … Continue reading
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.
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
A few years ago if you’d asked me what my favourite bought jam was I would have answered “some type of berry jam”. Until this year I had only ever made one batch of berry jam. We eat all sorts … Continue reading
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
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
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.
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