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We have 4 beautiful hens who are laying enough large eggs to feed our family. We are just starting to set up our vege gardens for this year, but we have been quite successful growing strawberries, rhubarb and spinach pumpkins, corn, and basil in past years as well as our trees. We have two large apple trees, five peach trees (which are young, but produce some good fruit), a feijoa tree, a clementine manderin a lemon and a grapefruit. We also need more lemons for our girls to turn into lemonade for the markets Any surplus out there?

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September planting

Friday planted out yellow courgette seedlings and artichoke seedlings. Planted garlic bulbs and tomato seedlings around the side of the house. Transfered camomile plants to the herb garden.


Saturday planted beans along the south side of the bamboo bean trellis


Planted more broad beans today. Also two kinds of peas, progressive and dwarf along the fence behind the feijoa.


Noticed comfrey is recovering having been hammered by the chickens. Also…


Posted on September 18, 2011 at 6:44pm

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At 2:30pm on October 24, 2011, Dirt Doctor Jacob&Hana said…
Hi you guys!!! Good to see you on here! And great to see your garden is booming. Hope all is well xoxo


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