I’ve got a new lady…


  … another chook, of course… I always find it a struggle to introduce new chooks to the flock. These girls are worse than being at high school and that was rough. This chook, who we’ve named Amelia, is a sister to Dores, the ever more infamous mistress of our flock. share2steem via Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/BxmGmSjlB0J/

New wicking beds


The last couple of weeks have seen big changes in the front garden. After the mulching and new paths, I was looking at what scrap material we had and found two half pickle barrels. So… I reused some of the gravel, some plastic that I was gifted, old PVC pipe, polypipe and shade cloth to…

Two and a quarter!


Over the last week, I’ve put in new edging along the main garden paths. Folks kept tripping over the old pavers that we were using for the job – it was a bit of a health hazard! I wanted to do it in one hit and, after a couple of days searching recycling and scrap…

Busy times…


It’s been a busy week here. I’ve added a second tap in the front yard and divided the drip irrigation into three, smaller, sectors each with its own tap. This should make water use a lot more efficient next Summer as we can easily isolate parts of the garden now in case the weather gets…