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24 January 2017

When we look back at what the Bloch looked like two and a half years ago we recognise how much we have achieved – starting with the blackberry annihilation. The northern boundary is now clear of blackberries, though this Spring … Continue reading

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15 March 2016

On the weekend we harvested a huge number of tomatoes – finally they are ripening, but as usual, coming all at once.  We took home about 5 kilos from the 6 plants, and another enormous zucchini.  I’ve pulled out all … Continue reading

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11 January 2016

The veggies have outgrown the boundaries of the fence with pumpkins crawling up the wire and finding their way amongst the corn and zucchini.  Corn, tomatoes, zucchini and pumpkin have all grown vigorously over the past month, and we have … Continue reading

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12 December 2015

We finally got the water connected at the Block and it has been wonderful to use a garden tap to water the veggies, rather than cart water in plastic containers in the back of the car. I’ve spent a couple of … Continue reading

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19 September 2015

Over the past month the block has been awash with daffodils – a quite unusual looking specimen.  We wonder if it is a particular strain unique to the Block. We had a visit from a group of sheep a few weeks back … Continue reading

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2 August 2015

One month of winter to go and we are aiming for a summer harvest from the Block.  Over the past two weeks we have prepared a veggie patch between the poplars and the liquid amber.  Eug secured 4 corner posts and dug a … Continue reading

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