Author Archives: Liz

Last nights dinner – A growers feast

A few weeks back I posted about Grow it Local and their local growers feast.  Well I got tickets.  A very big YAY!  And the feast was fab.  There were: great speakers like Costa from Gardening Australia.  Deano brought some … Continue reading

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Monday Harvest – 23rd Feb 2015

Warning: This post contains gratuitous images that may distress those whose tomato crop has failed. Yay for a good tomato season is all I can say.  Few eaten by rodents, the plants fruiting well, or reasonably well, and loads of laden … Continue reading

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Displays of veg, ‘Woolly Pockets’, and Melbourne’s Sustainability Festival

The Sustainable Living Festival is on in Melbourne at the moment (http://www.slf.org.au/)  and a friend and I thought we’d check out a couple of the things going on as part of the festival. This trip into Melbourne’s CBD was in … Continue reading

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Preserving Summer – Part 1 – Peaches in Fowlers Jars

I’m enjoying preserving at the moment.  Having a little bit of free time helps.  My youngest child has just started school and so I’ve gone from 15 child free hours a week, in which to cram in work, chores and … Continue reading

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Monday Harvest – 9th February 2015

The summer is rolling on and my harvests have settled into a pleasant consistency,  with the garden regularly producing  tomatoes, beans, cucumbers, silverbeet and herbs.  As a result I haven’t posted harvest photos every week.  Here are the highlights from the … Continue reading

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