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Thursday at the RTBG

Yesterday was Thursday. Long term blog followers will know the day is always glorious if I am (we the Food Garden volunteers are) going to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG).  And we did. And it was. Earlier in the … Continue reading

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RTBG Food Garden continues

A month ago my world compressed. Notice was given that, due to the COVID virus, volunteering at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) could not continue for its duration.  A fortnight ago the RTBG was closed to visitors. All very … Continue reading

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Dinner ingredients

A couple of friends let me know they were excited; “Dinner ingredients – all grown by us. We are SO fortunate.”  I could foresee the wonders of health in a pot and health on a plate. A wedge was cut … Continue reading

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Not the RTBG but another garden

One of my fellow volunteers at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) sent me an email yesterday (Thursday) and remarked “ I know I’m not the only one missing our day at The Patch today, so very much.”  R continued “I … Continue reading

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RTBG The world is now a different place

Unless you were having a long sleep under a log deep in an impenetrable forest, you would be experiencing massive changes to the way you think and what you do each day as a result of the COVID virus impacting … Continue reading

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Savoury pumpkin with peas

I boiled brown rice, steamed butternut pumpkin precut into small chunks, steamed some frozen green peas, and reheated green-tomato sauce. The result is the following dish: As with the Patatas Bravas shown in the last blog post, the look is … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 12 March 2020

The sky was patched with blue in places but often overcast during the morning.  A warm mid 20 degree day was forecast with rain expected at the end of the day.  Ah – the new normal. I can accept that. … Continue reading

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RTBG Thursday 7 November 2019

A thrilling day. Exhilarating.  Madness of the best kind.  Ridiculous to think we even turned up at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) and its Food Garden. Too good to be true or was it too bad to be true?  … Continue reading

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