Skinflint Sunday: use up what’s in the pantry!

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Yesterday the orchard looked like this.
I planted 3 nasturtium seedlings in late Spring to see if they’d survive as a ground cover.
They did.

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Now the trees can breathe!
I have to copper spray the nectarine and peach trees today. A trip to Bunnings is in order.

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Yesterday I finally got around to cleaning up the back wicking bed ready for Spring/Summer planting. I’m saving some of foodnstuff‘s parsnip seed. Usually I just let it fall to the ground, but I might move them next year. Had the last two in a soup last weekend…. mmmmm.

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Poppy, or Mrs Popplesfield as she’s sometimes known, was waiting to see where we’d go next. We haven’t visited the chooks yet, so she was living in hope.
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Jeff was just living. Out of focus, it appears, but anyway.

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Bertie decided it wasn’t worth his while to come down from the deck.

Thermomix Recipe: Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce
Chickpea patties I have some dukkah and some whole chickpeas I want to use up, so this is perfect. Dinner tonight, kids!!

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2 Responses to Skinflint Sunday: use up what’s in the pantry!

  1. Jenny @ Erinport says:

    Sending cyber-hugs to Poppy, Jeff and dear Bertie (((xxx))) 🙂

  2. Fairlie says:

    When I was in the first few years of primary school, I would walk to and from school with friends through unsealed dirt laneways behind the houses. These lanes were totally overgrown with nasturtiums, and now whenever I see them I think of that time! We used to pick the flowers and suck the ends of them…who knows why!?

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