The Weekly Round Up

Happy World Soil Day! This week it’s all about birch bark flour, the climate change summit, soil, and farming on the small. And what refined sugar is possibly for. Firstly, Costa – our favourite and completely unstoppable champion of all things gardening, dirt and strange hats… Costa has teamed up with DirtGirl to produce a…

The Weekly Round Up

Whew! It’s hot where we are. But we have peaches, so it’s not all bad. Also mushrooms, and a bunch of other amazing new things to read and do and think about. This week the vegetable garden in our current home took it’s first real beating from a short pre-summer heatwave – we came through it mostly…

The Mulberry as Placemaker + Community Resource

Next to my primary school, down by the railway track, there is a mulberry tree. It’s been there since before I started kindergarten. I think it was self-seeded, but it’s difficult to say – the street verge just there has since been planted with all manner of trees by the nearby residents – grevillas, loquats, lilies,…