Garden – Little Tassie Prepper

Looking after a worm farm is not as easy as it seems

I made a little mistake with the location in which I placed my worm farm.  Originally it was at the front of my house, under a tree.  I decided to move it a few months ago as it was a little out of the route in which I walk, and therefore was a little neglected.  Read more about Looking after a worm farm is not as easy as it seems[…]

“While we are postponing, life speeds by.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Last weekend I have made an effort, between my normal chores and preparing a couple of Roosters for our dinners, to work in the garden.  The weather hasn’t been the greatest, with a high amount of rainfall and very cold nights, so I have been forced to focus on things close to home. I do Read more about “While we are postponing, life speeds by.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca[…]

“You can always tell when the groove is working or not.” – Prince

Almost 9 months ago I placed a bag of walnuts within my refrigerator.  These were a gift from a friend who had collected them from his own walnut tree.  I decided to place them into my fridge to try to cause them to sprout.  I had read that placing them into the cold of the Read more about “You can always tell when the groove is working or not.” – Prince[…]

“The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future.” – Jessamyn West

I spent a lot of time in the garden this weekend, tending to some end of season plants.  I wrote about the amount of food I have produced in the garden in my post from March.  Now is the time to plant some seeds for the winter, as well as a little more harvesting.  The Read more about “The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future.” – Jessamyn West[…]

“From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.” – Franz Kafka

The Mead I started last week has been quietly bubbling away in a cupboard.  I have not done much, apart from admire it and smell the aroma coming from within.  It already smells wonderful, with the smell of alcohol mixed with the sweetness of the honey and the tang of orange.  From my instructions, I Read more about “From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.” – Franz Kafka[…]

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” – Alfred Austin

Apart from the large one I have produced, I am also getting lots of smaller and tasty zucchini. In addition, lettuce is growing well, and it looks like my potatoes are getting close to harvest time. My corn are growing and I am amazed at the height of the plants. Each one is showing the Read more about “The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” – Alfred Austin[…]