Peace and Carrots

It seems like a blink-of-an-eye ago that I was trying to decide where to plant my tomatoes and chilli peppers. “Get the sun in them girl”, my neighbour said and I plumped for an all day, full-on sun position – not that we’ve seen much of that this year, but anyway…

Now, the summer veggies are on their last legs and the pumpkins are juicing up, ready to be turned into soup and lanterns for night time adventures on Halloween and the 5th November.

I’m no Charlie Dimmock; I’m an expert novice and very comfortable with that status. Since my major downshift in 2002, with varying degrees each year, I’ve tried to plant and/or rear as much food as I had time to, for my lovely family. Adopting this approach has helped with our finances, our collective health, my general level of chill and it has a minimal impact on our rubbish bin too. Continue reading “Peace and Carrots”