This Perennial Spinach is a Winner The first time I saw NZ Spinach (Tetragonia tetragonioides) was at the home of a local permaculturist, Keith (from the South East Suburbs Permaculture Group). There was a sunny spot at the back of the yard, and some unusual looking plant had almost covered over an entire garden bed. It didn’t have any snail …
There are few things as satisfying as finding a bulky package in the mailbox, opening it, and finding a book in there with your name in it. This is what happened to me just a few days ago, and I wanted to share the experience with you as soon as possible.
I love the stock market. I love that idea that with a lot of hard work (and a lot of luck) I could possibly pay off my homeloan a little bit early. Another part of it is watching small companies realise their potential. Like the one that’s using ocean waves to create electricity. Or the …
Spare a thought for Chilli, the ISA Brown x Leghorn x Australorp chicken who became a blind sometime after her first birthday, possibly during Melbourne’s Xmas heatwave. Not sure exactly when or how it happened – I was having a great old time in Gelnelg, Adelaide with the family at the time, and during my weekly reports from Dad, got the news that Chilli ‘wasn’t quite right’….
I’m sure spidey did a great job keeping off the aphids and other little bugs from the grape vine. But for the possum/s that came and ate my almost ready to eat grapes, alas poor spidey – my poor friend spidey.
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This place! These people! Recently I was lucky enough to hang out at Good Life Permaculture’s HQ, based in a backyard in the hills high above Hobart, Tasmania. Hannah and Anton are busy turning a steeply sloping backyard into a patch of edible awesome –…
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