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13 November 2016

Sunday was a miserably wet day but we had received our burning off permit and did not want to put if off for when the weather became too warm.  This time we got the fires going easily, burying firelighters in … Continue reading

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9 October 2016

We had prepared a second veggie patch site in late September and today created the beds and erected the fence.  It is rather bigger than our first veggie patch, where I have already begun raising the usual.  We cleared the … Continue reading

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4 September 2016

Over the past couple of months we have achieved a couple of notable projects at the Bloch. Because the winter veggies had done pretty poorly I dug over the garden beds, removing every struggling thing planted months ago – cauliflower, … Continue reading

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5 June 2016

We have ten new trees on the Bloch now after a frenzy of planting over two weekends.  Each tree has a wire guard to protect it from kangaroos and other animals that may be grazing in the paddock.  Today I … 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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