Book Review / Gardening / Self Sufficiency

{Book Review} The New Self-Sufficient Gardener

About a month ago Penguin sent me John Seymour’s New Self-Sufficient Gardener to review. I have to admit I was super-excited to receive this book to review. Whenever I have spoken to almost anyone about the ‘art’ of homesteading, and whether they have a book they’d recommend, have pointed me towards John Seymour’s The Self-Sufficient Gardener. I … Continue reading

DIY / Gardening / Self Sufficiency / Growing from Seed / In The Garden / Succession Planting

{Update} Succession Planning Tuesday

After my post on succession planning yesterday it has been brought to my attention (by the oh-so-helpful Linda) that, as suspected, my chilli seedling is not, in fact, a chilli. Somewhat more shockingly, it has also been suggested that my capsicum is also a weed. I have to admit I had my suspicion about the chilli, but … Continue reading

Gardening / Self Sufficiency / Growing from Seed / In The Garden / Succession Planting

{Succession Planning} Tuesday 28/1/14

Apparently it is Tuesday again (how do they keep sneaking up on me?) which means it’s time to link up with L from 500m2‘s Succession Planning Tuesday! As is useful for me on a Tuesday I didn’t realise that it was Tuesday until around 7pm – this week I’m blaming the public holiday yesterday for … Continue reading

Gardening / Self Sufficiency / Growing from Seed / In The Garden / Succession Planting

{Succession Planning} Tuesday 21/1/14

Despite the fact that two days ago I posted about what needs to be done in the garden in January, I still managed to almost forget that today was Tuesday (and therefore I’d be linking up with 500m2’s Succession Planning Tuesday! Luckily Barbara over at The New Good Life posted about her Succession Planning Tuesday … Continue reading