Loss

WARNING GRUESOME DETAILS IN THIS BLOG. Sam has experienced his first loss of a pet and best friend. He was devastated and is slowly working through his grief. I can see the confusion, the sorrow, the denial and cover up not letting anyone else see how upset he is. He really is such a compassionate …

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Changes, evolving,future aspirations.

Ok so I haven't written for a while - I really need to get back into a routine and writing and posting. I have had so many things happen over the last month, in the garden, working through the medical discharge process and moving on with the future. The block has become greener - we …

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Therapy

I have been having so much therapy lately and it's working! By therapy I mean getting my hands in the dirt. I have been busy planting, sowing seeds and buying plants. Weeding, fertilizing, staking & protecting. My garden plan changes on a daily basis, it evolves. I purchased a shelf unit for inside the house …

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Celebrating New Life – New Growth

We are in drought in the Central Tablelands, NSW. Local farmers are at their wits end some taking to shooting stock that are too weak and skinny to survive any longer - they are too far gone to even consider selling. Families are living on bottled water due to dams and tank water drying up …

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Planning, playing and planting

So I've been busy planning, reading, designing and purchasing what I need to get started on my food central/ orchard area of our block. This is such an important area to get right as it will be the central hub of our self sufficient sustainable lifestyle. I purchased 8 fruit trees to start the orchard …

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Edible gardens

Since planting out over 80 trees; ornamental and native, mature and seedlings, I've now moved into planning the food central garden area. I had pulled all the drying veggies out of the veggie beds as we had talked about moving the beds and levelling out the area. Great idea but trying to get around to …

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Up and down

This ride really is a roller coaster. I've planted about 80 trees in the past couple of months and just before we started getting the winter rains. I've been so lucky! It has been good to shut my mind off from anything related to work and just concentrate on me and my little piece of …

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