Monthly Archives: May 2012

Roasted Sweet Potato & Parsnip Soup

My daughter must be learning about the seasons at school at the moment as she keeps mentioning how tomorrow is the first day of winter.  Personally I think having to run to the shower so as not to lose too … Continue reading

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Top 5 (well actually its a Top 7 this week): Seeds to sow over winter

It’s the time of the year when my mind turns to ordering seeds – seeds to sow over Winter for the coming Spring and Summer season.  These are my top 5 food crops to sow over the next 3 months, provided … Continue reading

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Monday Harvest – May 28th 2012

We had rain!  Lots of it!  All is right with the world again…..for the moment anyway.  I also am incredibly busy at the moment.  I’m doing some paid work (from home) which is eating into my blogging time considerably so … Continue reading

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An Autumn of Salads – Nicoise Salad

I have had a few issues with my salad leaves this month, not least a 2 year old boy who decided it was fun to pull out entire plants to feed them to the ‘chooks’.  You will note the italics … Continue reading

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Parsley Soup

Parsley is something that is growing prolifically in the garden at the moment.  This is a good time of the year for green things.  Of all the crops I have growing the parsley and the silverbeet are probably doing best.  … Continue reading

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