Monthly Archives: March 2011

Walk near the Arnold River

Sign

As you can see from the sign, today was going to be a short walk. However, we extended it by travelling to Lake Brunner which is the source of the Arnold River. The day started out a little foggy, but … Continue reading

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What a haul!

Bean Teepee

After getting off to a late start planting, we’ve been enjoying the fruits of our labor for several months. Our veges are delicious (once it gets by the chief inspector [Clare]) and it is extremely satisfying to bypass the produce … Continue reading

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Here’s looking at you …

Tomato worm

Not all of the optional extras on our veges are as obvious as this one. Luckily our chickens love these caterpillars. Just watch! The caterpillar wasn’t long for this world when tossed into the chicken run along with the tomato. … Continue reading

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Blueberry muffins, maybe next year

Laying out the plants

First things first, deciding where to plant the six blueberry bushes. Naturally, a huge mound of soil was just where we wanted to plant the blueberries. We moved half of it and used the other half to fill in the … Continue reading

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Lake Kaniere Walk

Sign

Today we walked up the south side of Lake Kaniere. A separate group drove around the north side of the lake and walked in the opposite direction to us. We met up with some of them and walked back the … Continue reading

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Bain Bay Walk at last

Bain Bay Walk

Finally after at least four or five attempts that I can remember we managed to do the Bain Bay walk today. All of the other times we were going to go on this walk it either rained on the day … Continue reading

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The first egg

The first egg

For weeks we have been thinking we would find the first egg any day. Well, we shouldn’t have bought another dozen eggs today. As usual, about 20 minutes before sunset we let the chickens out for a stroll around the … Continue reading

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