Weekly tales from The Outpost.
I left the farm for a whole 8 days! I had so much fun! Here are some highlights.
Weirdly, life isn’t all about gardening. Sometimes you’ve gotta find some balance.
Some edible flowers you can get easily established in your garden.
Things keep ticking along here at The Outpost, so how are all those projects going?
An attempt to avoid buying eggs as our chicken’s production drops off.
My garden shed is (once again) a mess! Time to tidy it up.
This week I installed some new worm farms directly in the garden.
You’ve finally got a place to plant fruit trees – but there’s dozens at the garden centre! Which one do you buy?
The UN has declared 2023 the International Year of Millets, so I tried growing some millet.
As we hurtle towards winter, I’m working away in my garden to get it ready for next summer.
My first peanut harvest is in!
Six weeks ago we welcomed two new occupants in our zoo – Pam and Tommy.
My favourite way to use our apple harvest.
An accidental observation leads me down a rabbithole.
Three of our heritage apple trees produced small harvests this year.
Gaining a focus on turning around the garden for another season.
Join us to keep on top of your garden this year!
After a recent workshop to learn how to process my own coffee, I put my own coffee beans to the test.
We weren’t entirely unscathed by Gabrielle, but we are left feeling very grateful.
We’ve been here a while, so how close are we to being self-sufficient?
Last Christmas I joined a long line of women in my family who have made my great grandmother’s fruit cake.
If you love eggs, you might be thinking about owning some chickens… but should you?