Author Archives: Liz

Beetroot & Carrot Salad

It seems ages since I posted a recipe (probably because it is ages since I posted a recipe).  It’s the time it takes -to make it, and photograph it.  It also takes concentration, I have to write down how much I’m … Continue reading

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Netting the Blueberries

I have actually managed to get myself organised this year.  I may not have planted out enough summer crops.  I may have forgotten to apply copper spray to my nectarine before it got leaf curl.  I may have completely failed … Continue reading

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Fruit Developing

I went up to my Mum and Dad’s on Sunday.  They live north of Melbourne, about 60km from Coburg in a place which is, on average, about 4 degrees cooler.  In fact if I check the temperature gauge in my car just before … Continue reading

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Curry Leaf Trees in Winter

I had friends over for dinner last night.  It was a last minute thing so fortunately they weren’t expecting much.  I burnt the beans and cauliflower, only just cooked the chicken and the sauce for the fish tasted bitter.  Not … Continue reading

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Mulching for winter

I had a chance to get out in the garden last weekend, and a fine time to garden it was too.  Saturday and Sunday morning were comparatively warm and sunny, and rain was forecast for Sunday afternoon and evening. A perfect time … Continue reading

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