A couple of months ago, we welcomed some new chickens, and now the roosters are crowing.
Our lives are made richer by the creatures we share The Outpost with. Every so often I write out some short stories about them. This is the third post in that series.
I’m getting lazy and spending less time in the garden. But we’re still harvesting fresh food regularly. How? I’m letting nature do the gardening for me.
Generally, I blog about what’s new, and what’s going on right now. Today, I’m looking back and providing some updates on stuff from the past 2 years.
Musings on what value we place on our native forest remnants.
In order to plant native trees, we need to source native trees. I went tree-hunting this week.
One person’s problem became our new friends with the arrival of 7 new chooks.
We’ve a new friend at The Outpost. An Airedale Terrier named Hine Toa.
Looking at the beauty provided by some of the weeds on the property, and getting a bit philosophical about it.
Pooping is such a basic part of every life. We’ve got a little closer to our poop since we moved to The Outpost by composting it through our composting toilet.
A short tour of some of my succulents and cacti.
In my garden, there is a big compost pile generating a whole lot of heat. So I tried cooking in compost – and it worked!
I’m up to 5 lime trees. Am I obsessed? How did I get here?
Following a huge rain, a bunch of mushrooms and fungi have begun to bloom.
It’s time to plant leeks! There’s a bit of a trick to harvesting a good leek, so I thought I’d take a moment to show you how.
It turns out our dog, Roxy, just looooves to dig!