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Autumn

Autumn

I’m loving autumn. And I always have. It’s still too dry to go in to winter with any feed for the sheep but the days have been cool and sunny and the nights cold enough to have the cosy wood fire on.We’ve been toasting marshmallows in the wood fire...
Homegrown Christmas

Homegrown Christmas

Like many other households we have over indulged this Christmas, but some of the produce we have been indulging in has been homegrown, whether by us or by friends.  Our Christmas lunch included homegrown lamb roasted in the BBQ and marinaded with garlic and rosemary...
Babies and Pink Gumboots

Babies and Pink Gumboots

Now that the spring frosts have supposedly finished we spent an afternoon clearing out some of the vegetables from the kitchen garden.  She of the pink gumboots had such fun pulling out handfuls of baby carrots that we have a mountain of them to eat.  Perfect size for...
Mid Winter Vegetable Haul!

Mid Winter Vegetable Haul!

I think the raised beds help keep the soil warm in our cold winters. That makes me worry a little about what will happen to the veggies in summer, but we’ll just have to see when the time comes… Wyandottes in the...
A New Place, A New Life Shared

A New Place, A New Life Shared

We have cold winters (by Australian standards) in the South West Slopes of NSW, but there have been many sunny days so far with foggy beginnings.  Our kitchen garden is taking shape, and the vegetables are already growing well.  So far we have been able to pick...