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Bellwether Wines

While in the Coonawarra during the recent school holidays, Jamie and I discovered a gorgeous winery with its own produce garden. On the Riddoch Hwy in the Coonawarra, Bellwether Wines is housed in a converted Shearing Shed. Built by Chinese … Continue reading

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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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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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Natural Air Fresheners

A while back I posted a link on our A Kailyard in Adelaide facebook site to a blog post about using citrus seedlings to create natural air fresheners. Unfortunately, the link appears to have expired but I was pretty sure … 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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