COUNTRY NOTES: LATE AUTUMN HARVEST

The busy time of the preserving year is just about finished here in beautiful Gippsland, Victoria dairy country.  I have had a lot of produce from the garden this year, thanks to my efforts in the autumn of 2017 with regards to soil amendments.  I practice organic gardening principles of feeding up the soil, rather… Continue reading COUNTRY NOTES: LATE AUTUMN HARVEST

COUNTRY NOTES: SLOW COOKING FOR LONG WORKING DAYS

Slow food for the soul.

COUNTRY NOTES: SUMMER/AUTUMN GARDEN

Late summer is here yet the season is really early autumn with all the abundance of the garden waiting for attention

COUNTRY NOTES: KING SAVOY CABBAGE

I have always had a deep fascination for vegetables growing in the home garden.  My parents were impoverished immigrants to this wonderful country of ours.  My earliest memories of my parents, my mother in particular, were seeing them working in the large vegetable garden they tended to put food on the table.  My parents were… Continue reading COUNTRY NOTES: KING SAVOY CABBAGE