Wednesday, March 23, 2016
See you in April!
If you miss me, you can catch up on some old posts. Here's a few suggestions:
Just the ducks nuts?
Worm farm compost
Making tallow soap
What to do with eight acres
Determining the gender of young chickens
Outfoxing the hungry fox
Neem oil soap and salve
Managing a backyard hydroponics system
Raising a baby house cow
Here's what the side room looks like at the moment!
Liz lives on eight acres in south east Queensland, Australia, with her husband Peter and two dogs. They have a passion for small-scale organic farming and producing and eating real food. They keep chickens, beef steers, two jersey cows and a big vegetable garden. Liz writes a blog about their farm to both inspire and help others who are interested in self-sufficiency, sustainability and permaculture.
As I’ve written previously, its taken me a while to get accustomed to our climate and figure out what to grow and when. Part of the probl...
I realised that the rainwater in our new plastic water tanks was acidic when I wanted to test our garden soil pH and I couldn't get the ...
Cooking chokos (not be confused with another post about cooking chooks ) has been the subject of a few questions on my blog lately, so here...
A friend of mine is considering moving to a new block of land and building a house. She has similar goals and lifestyle to me, so she asked...
This is a post from February 2011, back when we only had Eight Acres and were working on fixing the soil fertility and clearing the paddocks...
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In February I've been writing posts about the permaculture principle of "Catch and Store Energy". One of the less obvious for...
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Today I'm continuing my series of interviews with bloggers who grow their own with an interview with Gavin Webber who writes over at The...
As summer draws to a close here in Queensland, Australia, its time to reflect on what worked and what didn't, and start to plan for wint...