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Sweet Potato

Way back in December of 2015 we planted a purple sweet potato in one of the galvanised beds. We have never grown them before and did absolutely no research on how to grow them – we just planted  it and … Continue reading

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Lightfoot Eco Store

We recently took granddaughter Ruby to see the training tall ship The One and All at the Port Adelaide docks.    Whilst in Port Adelaide we visited the Lightfoot Eco Store at 257 St Vincent St.   Run by Jo … Continue reading

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Spinach!

The time in between one harvest and the next is always difficult; the last of the summer veg are gone and the winter crop is still to reach maturity. It is during this time that spinach comes into its own. … Continue reading

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Community Garden Update and GSC!

It’s been a while since I posted about the Happy Patch Community Garden and given this Saturday was our monthly Working Bee and Produce Swap I thought today was the ideal time to do so. There was lots to do … Continue reading

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Joe’s Connected Garden

On February 6th Jamie and I travelled to the other side of our fair city to visit Joe’s Connected Garden at Elizabeth Grove thanks to Open Gardens SA . We had heard a lot about this remarkable initiative so it was great … Continue reading

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February Catch-up

After an absence of six weeks or so, it is time to get back into the real world and start blogging again. Much has happened in the garden this summer. Whilst it has not been as productive as in past … Continue reading

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Organic gardening and “The Good Life”

Hello and greetings from the other half of A Kailyard in Adelaide. I hope that you are feeling refreshed and ready to embrace the opportunities that 2016 will bring. As Rachel is still on holidays I have volunteered to do … Continue reading

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