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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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Cabbage Rolls – sort of!

Yesterday we picked the first cabbage of the season. It was a beauty, weighing in at 1.873 kilos. Jamie wanted cabbage rolls, but after a busy day that was the last thing I felt like doing. So instead I made … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday Week 12!

We are back, after an absence of 3 weeks, with a Harvest Monday (on Tuesday here in Australia). Quite simply, apart from the last of the leeks in Week 9, we haven’t had anything to harvest except herbs. Instead, we have … Continue reading

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Curried lentil and pumpkin soup

One of the bonuses of visiting my father who lives in Woodside is going to the ‘Apple Fields Orchard’ shop on the way home (it is on the left of Onkaparinga Valley Rd if you are heading towards Adelaide). They always … Continue reading

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Cauliflower season!

Despite our best efforts to stagger planting, four of our cauliflowers in the Patch were ready for harvesting this week. On Thursday Jamie came home with three! And then another beauty came home on Saturday. Luckily, we were off to a friend’s … Continue reading

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Harvest in May

May is a lean time in the garden, the summer vegetables are long gone and the winter crop is yet to be ready. Still we managed to forage a few things last week. We pulled the first of our Radish … Continue reading

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Pickled Onions

Jamie and I experienced our first pulled pork taco while out to dinner a couple of months ago. We both really enjoyed the meal, and I especially loved the pickled vegetable accompaniments. Last weekend I decided to try making something similar … Continue reading

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