Posts Tagged: apples
This was only less than a month ago but it already feels like ages ago knowing that we won’t be meeting for a while more. So let’s hold on to this and focus on our gardens (and health) while we
It was our 7th anniversary and the weather was beautiful! We had great food and a nice variety for swapping.
Look at all those quinces! If you’re making quince paste, remember to keep the liquid that you strain off after boiling the quinces. You can make quince jelly by just adding sugar and lemon juice, and cooking till it sets.
It was a cold morning but thankfully not wet. I did a short demo on DIY fruit fly traps; details will be posted separately.
You wouldn’t be able to tell that it’s officially winter with the harvests that we are swapping. And next month, right in the middle of the cold, we would have been swapping and sharing for a whole 5 years! Please
There was this strange smelling, herb looking plant with flowers that look a bit like lavender on the table and no one could identify it. Here are 2 pics taken by Kim, who has identified it as dogbane (Plectranthus Neochilus),
What a great day we had! Thank you, Jill and Gary, for giving us the opportunity to practise permaculture on your farm! Thank you to all who attended for making this happen! We learned and practised fruit tree and berries pruning.
It was such a great swap welcoming winter…how did we all get so productive in this cold weather? Let’s keep this up for the rest of winter! Well done all!