I recall saying to Clint about two months ago after we finished building the first garden bed cover that I wanted to fast forward to when they are all completed – I guess I was just wishing! Well here we are and over the past couple of months we have constructed 7 garden bed covers. … More All the garden beds covers are complete!
As you know I have been growing a lot of our own food in garden beds at home. I have 5 large and 2 small raised garden beds on rotation which all had nets covering them. Unfortunately I have these little guys to the right visit me most nights while we are sleeping who think … More Protecting my produce with raised garden bed covers
After a near on 40 degree celsius day yesterday, it was so nice to wake up to a cool morning. We felt like we had a new lease on life, renewed energy and a skip in our step. The birds all around us were out in force, fluttering around and as happy as we were … More Birds enjoying the cool change
As the end of summer nears, the garden is producing a lot of vegetables and herbs for us to enjoy each night. I often head down to the garden in the evening after work to give it a water and harvest what we need for dinner and lunches. This wire basket is the perfect size … More Growth in the garden
One hope I have for 2019 is to continue to make changes and find ways to create less waste, make more products myself, learn new skills and make choices that are as sustainable as possible. This post includes my learning’s from January. You can utilise finished toilet rolls by filing them with dryer lint to make … More Sustainable Learnings
It’s now December and I really don’t know where this year has gone. I started a new University unit this week which gets me closer to completion. I have four units left (20 completed) so hopefully by the end of next year I will finally have that ever allusive degree. It is a long hard … More Summer arrives // Freya is growing
We are now back at work after enjoying an extended long weekend for Hobart show day. We spent most of the time looking after a new edition to the family. This little lady is Freya and she is an 8 week old beagle. She has stolen our hearts and keeps us alert. One minute she’s … More In the garden // Freya the Beagle