Monthly Archives: September 2020

New Norfolk Food Gardens and Markets – part 1 of 3

A few weeks ago a Hobart vegetable market sold me tomatoes which they claim were grown in a hot house in New Norfolk. They tasted full and rich as if they had been grown in a southern summer sun. I … Continue reading

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Preserving lemons

At this time of the year, those with successful lemon trees are giving away some of their produce. Possibly you can cook only so much fish and use lemons as a garnish, before you need a change of diet. So, … Continue reading

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Flourishing citrus trees

Years ago I planted an orange and mandarin tree, and last year I added a lemon tree. With the new learnings I have gained from the University of Tasmania Science of gardening courses and in the Food Garden of the … Continue reading

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The Sunrise Project

The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (TSO) Chorus is known around Australia and parts of the world for its love of singing and the qualities the choristers bring. Members have sung alongside major choirs across Australia and in Hong Kong, Barcelona and … Continue reading

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Land of opportunity

I live in a land of opportunity. That I am free to pick and choose the activities on which I volunteer my time, is a wonderful privilege. That people and organisations give me the opportunity to volunteer (despite health crises, … Continue reading

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Planting a female and a male kiwi fruit

Seldom are jobs straight forward. But it all started well. Weeks ago R promised me her male kiwi fruit plant and recently she brought it to me. Meanwhile, I purchased a female plant and K kindly bought it to me. … Continue reading

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