Category: Homesteading

Linseed Straw Mulch

Linseed, the seed of common flax (Linum usitatissimum), has been part of our diet for the last twenty years or so. I grind a tablespoon of organic linseed in the coffee grinder and spread...

The Red Wheelbarrow

Cut me some slack on this one please: I can glaze it and toss in a couple of white chickens, but that orange will still destroy the image, and there goes your poem. (Sorry...

Californian Thistles

The total effect of effective pasture loss with Calis has been reported as 600kg/Ha in a low density thistle paddock! The Californian thistle is without doubt the most economically significant of New Zealand’s pasture...