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Our Vegetable Plots #32

5 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Emerald Witch

Beets - Powdered     I used a mandolin slicer to quickly cut up the beetroot, I used the golden beetroot for the powder. The slices don't need to be perfect because they will be blitzed up once dry. If you're making crisps for eating, you might want...

ChoX Choclaterie

4 Sep 2021 3 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Now that cafes and restaurants have opened up a bit, I can get back to the pleasures of killing time with one of my girls at a nice cafe. I like to test them out with the girls whilst one or the other is at a birthday party or something... so th...

Our Vegetable Plots #31

3 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Emerald Witch

Beets - Juiced     I decided to use the red beets for the juice. The juice is for my husband, he loves the stuff.     I am still so amazed we grew all this ourselves.     You must peel and cut off the ends before juicing, they're easy to peel unle...

Apocalyptic Homesteading (Day 259-285)

1 Sep 2021 31 minute read 0 comments Jacob Peacock

Summer Dreams, Daily Chores, Storm After Storm, Mysterious Fruits, Diatomaceous Earth & Other Musings The sun is just now coming up and already it has grown quite hot and muggy outside which more or less sums up what the weather has been like for the...

Preparing for the House Viewings

31 Aug 2021 3 minute read 0 comments bengy

  The moving plans are progressing ahead... we had chosen a real-estate agent (makelaar) to represent us, as we didn't want to deal with the hassles of listing and negotiations and all of that stuff. We had a few interested friends/colleagues/rand...

Our Vegetable Plots #29

30 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Emerald Witch

First Harvest Part 2     We didn't think we would get anything out of the covered row.     I thought the cabbages had all been eaten by the caterpillars, but we actually got four, one big one and three small to medium-sized.     I did have to dump...

Our Vegetable Plots #28

29 Aug 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Emerald Witch

First Harvest Part 1     Today is a very exciting day, it is our first ever harvest, and we didn't do too bad if I must say so myself.     So many onions.     We got lots of beetroots, my husband loves beetroot, but I think it is rank, it just tas...

Our Vegetable Plots #30

28 Aug 2021 1 minute read 5 comments Emerald Witch

Seedlings Part 5     I started some marigolds for the garden, I'm probably being silly doing it too late, but I wanted to plant something.     Funny looking seeds.     My tray is slightly too big for this greenhouse, and it's starting to rip at th...

Our Vegetable Plots #27

27 Aug 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Emerald Witch

Growing Our Own Post 20     Lots of pumpkins now, not like this fella, this is the only big one so far.           The pumpkin vines have started to climb the corn stalks, they are really taking the place over.     We're definitely going to get...

Are You Stuck?

26 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Debesh Choudhury

Are you stuck in life, my friend? Don’t get disheartened anyway. Life swings in all directions, Backways, front, and sideways — In storms, rains, and gentle wind, Keep cool in your brain and mind. Enjoy every ride in full swing, Consume joy, woe, and...