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1 week ago

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Well I caught spring fever today and found some Heirloom varieties at a garden centre. I show you all the different varieties and why I plant each type. It is so exciting to see so many different varieties available in instant coffee size! ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

The Post and Rail

Join me as I take the scraps from the kitchen out to the garden. I explain why I bury the scraps straight into the soil and what happens when you do this. I originally bought a double barrel tumbling composter but I filled it in 3 weeks. It seems to take 3-4 months to decompose leaving me with lots of scraps. Then I remembered an old fashioned way of composting was to bury the scraps. Wow, what a difference. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

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Here I show you how I plant Potatoes. It's quick, easy and fun thanks to power tools, which I love! It's time for planting Potatoes now and for the next couple of months. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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Apple and Boysenberry Pies in a Pie Maker. Join me as I visit my friend Glenys as we check out her Pink Lady Apple tree and then bake some lovely pies in a pie maker. Glenys has a wealth of knowledge in the garden and kitchen and it was so much fun filming there for the day. I did not need dinner that night! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

The Post and Rail

We’ve both been busy this week. I painted this cheeky Pink Galah. He’s for sale at $290. 60cm x 90cm Acrylic on Canvas and Matt’s Stringybark Platter is $50 and measures 50cm x 20cm.
He’s so clever with wood and he has a few more projects on the go that I’m looking forward to seeing. My favorite part is watching them get oiled once they’re done. That’s when you see the character of the wood grain reveal itself!
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3 weeks ago

The Post and Rail

On a recent trip to Caroline Hill's Winery and magnificent garden, we wander through the healthy plants and discuss tips and tricks to get them to grow. There's a bit of humour here, particularly around the 6 minutes in as I learn a tip about grass hoppers. I can't stop laughing! ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

The Post and Rail

What a colorful bird! I watch these Rainbow Lorikeets on our front lawn. They’re so vibrant, I couldn’t resist painting one. He’s going to be for sale at $320. 60cm x 90cm acrylic on canvas.
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4 weeks ago

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Join me as I sow some Tomato Seeds and other seasonal seeds, in real time. It's easier than you think and I explain as I go, in real time. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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The Dark Chocolate & Salted Caramel Brownie. An Amber Ridge Legend! ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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I love this guy! I was driving past Bellwether when I saw him. I thought I’d have a go at painting it. He’s going to be for sale at $290. ... See MoreSee Less

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