Monthly Archives: November 2013

Saturday links

Every Saturday’s post on AgriTapestry is a collection of agriculture, agritecture, urban farming and gardening related links, often stories that have come up during the week. Here’s this week’s: DNA tests take the guesswork out of breeding easycare sheep (Sheep … Continue reading

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Friday photo – Rainclouds over stubble and an old fence, Arthur River

 

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How we forget where ideas came from

One of the jobs I helped Mum with last weekend was raking in the cherimoya orchard. It’s a yearly ritual around this time of year. The November grasses and weeds dry out and get slashed down in the aisles. We … Continue reading

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Floral calendar, November (photo post)

Time for a floral calendar-of-the-trees update. We’ve passed the time for all the cool weather flowers, the delicate pink and white blossom types. Now we’re into the trees that loooove the sunshine. The Cape Lilac has come and gone – … Continue reading

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Soaked pants, ant bites and grumpy slugs

I visited Mum’s farm on the weekend, an avocado farm down near Albany. One of the first in the area, started back in the era when Aussies thought that “vegetables” meant cauliflower, cabbage, carrot and potato, a farm well overtaken … Continue reading

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Saturday links

Every Saturday’s post on AgriTapestry is a collection of agriculture, agritecture, urban farming and gardening related links, often stories that have come up during the week. Here’s this week’s: Fremantle Rooftop Community Garden starting on Myers rooftop Stunning research brings … Continue reading

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Friday photo – Straw Berries

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