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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Makin' Things

Makin’ Things

Here at Strigidae Farm – its a weekend for Makin’ Things!

There is of course – first and foremost – the obligatory Bread Makin’.

Then the makin’ of some Laundry Liquid, ‘cos it’s been a few months since we last made some and we’re almost out.

We’re hoping to get the makin’ of some

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March Monsoons

As happens in the monsoon season — its been raining. And raining and raining and raining!! Its definitely been a proper wet season so far this year, and one that we have needed, as despite how wet it was this time last year, we really didn’t end up getting our ‘usual’ amount, for where we … Read moreMarch Monsoons

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!

Strigidae Christmas

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Its about 5 minutes away from the new year already – and we’re unsure just where this year went!

Its been an eventful year for us, with moving

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DIY decore

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We’ve had some sunny days!!

Oh yes indeed they have been truly glorious, as only crisp sunny winter days can be – thoroughly gorgeous.

Days like the ones we’ve had this week, just bring about a happiness deep in the soul that can be quite hard to explain without sounding like some spaced-out 60s hippy – but suffice to say,

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