A lot has happened in the 16 months or so since the last post, and by a lot, I really mean our son Avery 🙂 Funny how working full time, running a business on the side and raising two kids leaves so much time to update a blog isn’t it. Our daily routine starts at […]
Ok, so we’re finally getting around to fixing up the front yard. After marking it out on Saturday arvo, we got up early on Sunday and got stuck in. I got the chainsaw out and lopped off two huge limbs on the big tree, much to Ashy’s horror. It was a bit stupid, and kinda […]
After pretty much lying dormant over winter, the vegi beds got a new lease of life yesterday. After taking Midas for a walk we went to Magic Garden Supplies at the bottom of the hill and bought some dirt. Can’t really say enough about how nice they are there. Free trailer hire, always go out […]
Here are the congo potatoes I harvesed today, they are very dark, almost metalic purple on the outside and wen you cook them the inside turns a light purple colour. Taste pretty much like reguar potatoes.
This is the new plan for our chicken ouse, we’e decided against a transportable coop and gone with a permanent one instead. It’s going to be 2m long by 1.5m wide, should be enough space for about 10 chickens.
The vegi patch is goin great guns at the moment. We’ve harvested our first lettuce and peas this week which was very satisfting, we need to harvest a whole lot more before the beds pay for themselves, so far each lettuce harvested cost approx $200 and each pea $50. There are a few mysery plants […]
It’s finally done and dusted!!!! The retic is finished, the soil is in and the first batch of seedlings are planted! I was a little disappointed that the tomatoes didn’t fruit over night, now I’ve just got to be patient.