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Sowing seeds

A Turk’s turban pumpkin – seedling on left (in the garden in Auburn) and the fully grown thing (photo from the internet). I wrote this post in the early days of this blog (November 2013 to be exact), but didn’t … Continue reading

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Do parrots have taste buds??

Dee was at the CHO dinner last Wednesday and told us about a parrot that came to feed in her vegie patch – and totally devoured the chillies on her chilli bush. She tells me that it has completely decimated the crop and … Continue reading

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Sunflowers

I am the world’s worst gardener – or at least a contender for the title – and as ever, didn’t manage to grow the sunflowers that I planted after being given a few seeds at a community event at the … Continue reading

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