Tag Archives: Garlic

RTBG Thursday 1st July 2021

I was delighted that the blue clear skies, which were once typical of every Thursday when volunteering in the Food Garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens(RTBG), returned for us last Thursday.  A sparkling sensational day to look at and … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 24th June 2021

I can’t believe that on a glorious blue sky winter day, none of my photos included the sky. But trust me, it was wonderful that a sun-filled Thursday returned. The day was sensational, so much so that our team of … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 6th May 2021

Weeks have passed since my last posting to this blog, partly because arthritis has struck my hands and wrists from ‘too much weeding’!!!!! Alas. Incredibly disappointing, frustrating, and inconvenient. Thanks to all my readers who made contact to check I … Continue reading

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Garlic and other vegetables in Sorell

My friend A has a wonderful ‘green thumb’ and I am always in awe of the lushness of her vegetable gardens in a town slightly north east of Hobart, Sorell. Recently she told me ‘The garlic that I planted last … Continue reading

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Green tomato sauce

In the month of June in cooling Tasmania, tomato plants should not be growing and flowering but so many of my cherry tomatoes were. From experience, I remember this has always happened and I have let them continue to flourish … Continue reading

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More recipes for non-astringent persimmons – part 3 of 5

You may not be able to access non-astringent persimmons, so bear with me on this series of blogs. Perhaps there will be ideas here for use with other produce which comes your way. Below I have created recipes for jam … Continue reading

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Planting my hugelkultur – garlic, lettuce and silver beet

Weeks ago, before the lockdown, I spent a glorious day at the Koonya garlic festival. While there I purchased garlic bulbs and reserved some for planting. Recently I have wanted to plant them where the colourful cosmos plants were still … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 16th May 2019 – remembering

For my first week volunteering at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) you can read about eggplant, garlic and feijoa here. In my second week, I picked olives, planted two different kinds of mustard under the olive trees, cleared out … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 9th May 2019 – remembering

Last week I recalled my first week volunteering at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) – in May 2019. That day the main Food Garden changes, with which I was involved, were the removal of the almost dead mini eggplant … Continue reading

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Green tomato sauce

I keep giving you recipes with green tomato sauce.  Where did that sauce come from? A few mornings ago I set out to make green tomato relish. However, after much boiling and the addition of cornflour the mix failed to … Continue reading

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