Author: Goshen

Mice, and other things not so nice

I was really hoping to start blogging with some positive stories, perhaps about our home fruit bottling early in Feb: Or perhaps some of the seed-saving we’ve done, with some great harvests of lettuce,...

The journey begins

Note: The following blog entry was written in 2009 (when I was working full-time), in a blog that went no-where… but it does describe the moment I went down the rabbit hole, so to...

2014

A huge year.  Now a full time permaculture gardener (with Asher in tow), although ask me directly, and I’m still just a ‘stay at home Dad’.   This year was also when we took...

2013

This year was 5 years since we began.  There were a few successes, and a few failures too.  The greywater system blocked up and needed changing.  There were still things to plant and space...

2012

2012 Was a year just chillen in the garden.  Well no, I was busy at work, working on a way to get out of work…  

2011

Things really came together in 2011.  Despite still working (nearly) full-time with the kite business, and one year old crawling around the place.  Also this year, Goshen completed a Permaculture Design Course.  

pumpkins

2010

Building the greenhouse was a dream come true for me.  I’d always wanted one, and it’s the pride of the garden.  Rustic, recycled and WARM on those cold, windy winter days.  Shade cloth over...

2009

No time to lose… 2009 was a busy year, and saw the big ticket items go in: The deck, ‘plunge-pond’, some earthworks, water-tanks and some other constructions.  

2008 – The beginning

Where it all began, December 2008.  A blank slate.  Whatever traditional garden was here in the past was bulldozed, but the previous owners plans to build units fell through, so we took pity and saved...