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Musings of a Bean

Posted on: Thursday, January 31st, 2008 in: Garden

As I am in the vegetable garden this afternoon, I notice a couple of beans that somehow managed to get missed in my regular collections. These beans are working hard to fulfill their purpose, to recreate the plant. As I gather my mind wanders to the thought that such a plant must have while it […]

A new year starts

Posted on: Wednesday, January 30th, 2008 in: Homeschooling

Well we have start our school year for the year this week, and Sammie is not exactly thrilled to bits. We are continuing our two WinterPromise studies of Animals and the Worlds and Children Around the World. We are picking up where we left off last year, so have about three weeks left to finish […]

Nothing like home grown!

Posted on: Wednesday, January 30th, 2008 in: Garden

Well we had a very good anniversary weekend here. Although most of it was taken up with visiting cousins. But Bevan did get the second in a series of garden boxes mostly built. Right up until he ran out of timber. Only six more to go and then we can plan the next bit. We […]

Edible Landscapes

Posted on: Monday, January 14th, 2008 in: Garden

Edible Landscapes! What a lovely picture that puts in my mind. I would love to be able to say we have an edible landscape, but alas, I can’t. I can however say that we were luck when we moved here that a lot(but not all) of the landscaping was already done. The garden has mostly […]

Moving Lambs

Posted on: Sunday, January 13th, 2008 in: Sheep, Uncategorized

Yesterday it was time to move the older lambs – they had been in their paddock for a few weeks now.  Mum and daughter had attempted this earlier in the week, but with the long grass around the gates, the lambs were reluctant to go where they were told.  This resulted in five lambs in […]

Fixing the orchard watering system

Posted on: Monday, January 7th, 2008 in: Garden, Uncategorized

After several days of reasonable weather and not much rain about, we decided it was about time to water the orchard from the tanks and fix all the waterers I’ve run over with the mower over the last few months. It wasn’t too bad a job – mostly just tedious and wet (as I remove […]