Monthly Archives: February 2012

Potato Lessons

On August 21 I planted 2 types of potatoes is side-by-side beds. The first batch was made up of 8 Coliban seed potatoes purchased at great expense (well, relatively anyway). The 2nd batch was a sole potato taken from a bag of generic … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake

The last 4 carrots from the crop sown in mid August gave themselves selflessly for yesterday’s afternoon tea. I must say, Frank, John and I appreciated their sacrifice. I got an overflowing packed cup of grated carrots from this final harvest, mainly … Continue reading

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Home Cookin’

I’m HOME! It’s been a long stint away from bandicoots, possums and caterpillars but they all seem to have done very well in my absence. Some of my veggies did okay too! First pick went to one of the carrots that … Continue reading

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Foreign Gardening

While I’ve been in Germany, I’ve done very little gardening. Some leaf raking and dead branch collecting was about all. Frank, on the other hand, has been going gangbusters. He’s weeded, harvested, planted next years bulbs, sifted compost and today he … Continue reading

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