madly mulchin'

madly mulchin’

A couple of lovely sunny yet still cool Spring days, has seen quite a bit of prep being done around the garden. The wanna-be food forest got a much-needed weeding and mulching, ready for the onslaught of summer, with a nice thick layer of wood-chip. We’re hoping to have all the garden beds better prepared … Read moremadly mulchin’

Hot & Sweaty

Sure enough – the heat has come in, and the Farm is getting drier by the minute…
And yep – we’re alllll hot & sweaty!!

We know that there should be a decent bit of rain on our horizon in the near future, which will bring our little piece of Paradise back to life in no time at all – but

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September Silliness

September Silliness

… It’s time for an update – so here’s a bit of the goings-on during the September silliness season! It’s getting very dry around the Farm, with not really having had any decent rain of any consequence since about March. We’re sooooo much luckier than the poor drought-ridden southern Farms are though, in that we … Read moreSeptember Silliness

A New Year!

. Annnnnnd here we are in 2018!! Didn’t that last year just zoom by with ridiculous speed?!? Thats one of those things about getting older – the years definitely feel shorter… Its been a hot dry few weeks, and the gardens – and Us – are definitely feeling the unrelenting heat, which we still have … Read moreA New Year!

Festivities, Family & Fun

  . We had a lovely few days surrounded by Family, with everyone getting together for the first time in ages, for the Wedding of our youngest daughter to her beau of 11 years. Its surreal to think thats its already a week ago! 😐 The Friday before the wedding was when all of our … Read moreFestivities, Family & Fun

Hot & Moist

. We’ve had a couple of weeks of extremes on the weather scale… This time last week we were in the midst of a deluge, and were out in said deluge digging drainage trenches, and watching our 10kg doorstep float away!! The good thing about the rain is it replenished some ground-water, which was badly … Read moreHot & Moist

Time flies…

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Firstly – we’d like to thank all of you wonderfully kind folks who sent your thoughts, love and support (and $$s!!!) to our Family members who’d been through the trauma of Hurricane Irma…

Between the worry for our Family, a bit of down-time with illness, a sneaky weekend away, and work interrupting Life (as it does!) there

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Kiwi kidults return!

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We’ve had the kidults that were in New Zealand for most of the last year, back home for the last two weeks. (aka the KWL team)
They stayed at the house in town, and have been doing some wonderful work for us while they visited.

There has been a lot that they have achieved over the last fortnight

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