5 Ways to help your chickens through a hot spell

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It’s spring here in Australia as I write this and we’ve had 4 days in a row over 33ºC (around 90ºF) and while it has mostly cooled off overnight, the days have been unexpectedly warm for early November. Fortunately I have been able to keep a close eye on the girls to make sure they […]


Plants that attract Bees to your Garden

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I love having bees in my garden. Once I have planted my veggie garden for the season, one of the most important things to be done is to sit back and let nature take its course. Bees play a vital role in the food chain, offering their pollination services in exchange for nectar and honey. […]


Waiting for Solstice

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I love winter, sitting inside watching the rain,  cool evenings when I can light the fire and curl up with my knitting and a bit of Netflix or ABC iView catching up on my favourite programs. And I love the crisp clear days when the sun shines and I can get outside and do some […]