Tag Archives: Gardening

The last couple of weeks at Chez Bee

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

Posted in A farmers' market cornucopia, Dinner, Drinks, Food, Gardening, Snapshot | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seasonal and local

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

Posted in A farmers' market cornucopia, Dinner, Ethics, Food, Local | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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.

Posted in Environment, Ethics, Food, Gardening, Inspiration, Local, Quick Pick | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Food, Gardening, Inspiration, Through the fence posts | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Berry and apple jam

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

Posted in Breakfast, Food, Lunch, Make your own, Recipe, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Environment, Ethics, Food, Gardening, Health, Inspiration, Local, Make your own | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Food, Gardening, Inspiration, Local, Through the fence posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments