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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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14 February 2016

Last week we started the blackberry harvest – a good 3 weeks earlier than last year, possibly due to a hot and dry Spring and Summer.  The maze has afforded us with easy access to a greater number of blackberries … 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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24 October 2015

We have decided against fixing up the shed and water tank for now because we need water sooner rather than later – and the shed is a big repair job.  It has hardly rained the whole month – a scant 2.5 … Continue reading

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9 May 2015

The block was a mess of stalks and dead wood, the grass growing long again and blackberry shoots emerging green against the brown mass of slashed brambles.  Over the last few weeks I labored with the hedge clippers hardly making … Continue reading

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1 March 2015

Today was one of those days when the block yielded real rewards for all the hard work.  Firstly it was looking particularly beautiful and even manageable on a fine Sunday.  As the clouds rolled over, flushing the block with sunshine … Continue reading

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8 February 2015

The light on late Sunday afternoon was warm and golden as we finished an afternoon of clipping the blackberries in the maze and mowing the patches again.  A very small number of blackberries were ready for picking down by the … Continue reading

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