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!
When life gives you organic matter, make compost.
How I fell in love with and acquired a new native plant for my collection.
Now the garlic is out of the ground, I take a look at how I did this year.
Probably the most-procrastinated and disliked tasks since we moved here is now done!
It turns out our dog, Roxy, and our free-range chickens are… not a good fit.