Ding, Dong, The Pile is Gone

We are now half way through winter. Hooray! I was just thinking that winter hasn't been such a terrible thing this year, being quite preferable to last winter due to less rain and surface flooding and more frosts, which are good for the fruit trees at this time of year. Of course, now we are…

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Layering: How to Make More Shrubs From What You’ve Got

There are a number of different ways you can propagate plants, but I've been doing some layering recently, so that's what I'm going to share about. Layering is basically when a plant forms roots on stems, distinct from the main root ball. You can do air layering: causing a stem up in the air to…

In Which a Lot of Doing Gets Done

We are on a roll with cleaning and decluttering at the moment. The Husband even cleaned the oven! A new fridge arrived, destined for the garage, and I had to make space for it. This fridge is going to be for storing produce, seeds and any overflow from inside. It cost $20. No, that's not…

Oops, I Did it Again!

Last week was a weird one. The Little Fulla and I were quarantined at home alllllll week as he has been recovering from the flu and further medical issues arising from it. The only time I went out was for doctors visits. Some days I felt like I got nothing done other than comforting and…