Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

Green and Thrifty, Second Week of August

Here we are again! More green and thrifty! First, a photo of Paul's small but exquisite lettuce garden. He has a beautiful big vegie garden space, but it is still not fenced, so there is no point planting salad for the wallabies and possums, as they are just as happy to eat grass. He has small pots inside cages instead, and it is amazing how much food you can grow in a pot.  Here is the possum who would love to eat the lettuce. What a sweet pink nose he has. When the possum is dancing on the solar panels on the roof at night, Paul chases him away with a rake, but during the day when he is snuggly and cute inside a hollow log in the bush Paul goes down to chat with him and takes him an apple core. It is a complex relationship. Meanwhile, here in the city cottage there are no possums, and I have planted the first seeds of the season. Oh, the joy! This is such an exciting time of the year. I am trialling little plastic greenhouses for the seeds to sprout in. When I say plastic greenho

Latest posts

Green and Thrifty

Living The Simplest Life: Food

Green and Thrifty

Mending Club: Polka Dots

Make Do and Mend, Japanese Style.

End of an Era

The Magical Art of Mending - Mending Club

Endearing Lighthouse and Introducing The Mending Club

More Green and Thrifty