Author Archives: Liz

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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Contact details – Email address

Apologies to anyone who has tried to email me recently – there have been issues with my email account. has now been fixed and is working normally. Hope you’ve had a good weekend and come back tomorrow for a Monday Harvest … Continue reading

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‘Spicezee’ – A Nectarine X Plum

Last winter after the chooks attacked the garden for the umpteenth time I made a decision to segment the garden in two – the chooks would be allowed the free range in one section while I would grow most of … Continue reading

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What do you think about – Pyrethrum? (And a bit about black aphids)

I have an ongoing problem with black aphids in my garden.  They lay waste to my spring onions, garlic chives, normal chives, garlic (when I grow it) and pretty much anything else I plant in the allium family. Black aphids … Continue reading

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This year’s tomatoes

It feels like we are having a pretty mild summer this year, according to The Age newspaper the second coolest in the past decade, although still above the long term average.  What we have definitely been spared so far this … Continue reading

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