Home grown eggs

  • Posted by pete
  • On September 27, 2015
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Backyard chooks provide eggs – there is no question backyard chooks eggs taste better than store-bought ones – Our friends who are lucky enough to taste one of our precious home grown eggs absolutely agree, so its not just us! The chooks also process our kitchen and garden scraps turning them into eggs and fertilizer. We occasionally unleash […]
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Nothing nicer than home grown garlic

  • Posted by pete
  • On September 12, 2015
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  • home grown garlic
I’m a big fan of garlic – in some dishes there’s just no such thing as ‘too much garlic’ – pasta with a cream sauce and avocado being a case in point — but the very best garlic is home grown. If you have tried it you just don’t what you are missing. Home grown […]
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Best result with Peas to date

  • Posted by pete
  • On September 12, 2015
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  • garden peas, snow peas
I’ve never managed to get more than a small handful of snow peas until this season. The bushes are ladened with promising flowers, and already have set and matured a small number of pea pods that taste beautiful. Although I avoid growing vegies that take a lot of kitchen work to be served with a […]
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Lisbon Lemon tree is cranking!

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  • On September 12, 2015
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Our youngish Lisbon lemon tree is starting to really crank out the lemons. It has lovely tangy ripe fruit that hang onto the tree until we need them, but simultaneously it has small fruit still green as well as flower buds as well. Its a lemon factory that’s geared to one objective: to crank out lemons. Now […]
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Kiwi Berry re-appears for Spring

  • Posted by pete
  • On September 12, 2015
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  • kiwi berry
The NZ Kiwi Berry fruit I thought had died in autumn has re-sprouted as we head into spring. Hopefully we’ll get to try some of this delicious fruit this year. The seedling I got from Bunnings Garden Centre grew aggressively up to a height of about 2 metres before it turned up its toes – or so I thought… […]
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