Posts Tagged: silverbeet
Lovely summer swap, bustling with people and bountiful harvests, and a few newcomers pleased to join the meet.
If I remember correctly, we had weather that wasn’t that great…it was wet and cold, which reminded us how spring can be so fickle! But you people who turned up with your wonderful produce and interesting things, really made the
Lots being shared and swapped this beautiful spring day. Also check out Michelle and Meryl’s talk.
We celebrated the 2nd anniversary at Mooroolbark a month earlier because Claire didn’t want to miss the party! If you didn’t make it, you’ve missed the yummy honey cake 😋 And the cute little doggie was not for swapping…
The highlight will have to be the giant pepino. They are normally egg to tennis ball size but this one is almost football size! Ok, maybe I’m exaggerating a bit but I can’t think of anything between those 2 sizes.
First swap of spring! Shane Genzuik gave us an insightful talk on used coffee grounds which at the end of it, the grounds being swapped, were very much in demand…some were even considered ‘not in excess’ anymore and were retracted
What a great gathering we had! The weather was really kind to us; there was even sunshine to enjoy. It was buzzing with activity and we were spoilt for choice. There are many photos so I’ll break it into 2
We have only been introduced to Silverbeet/Chard less than 10 years ago when we moved to Australia. Before that, have never even heard about or seen them before. First taste we had, it was ‘different’. It would have been perfect