Author Archives: franash

About franash

A sustainable minded, deep thinking, holistic person, wanting to show people how they can provide for most of their own food

Feb 2018

Well its been a while and Feb 2018 is already here, blackberries are ready and I havent even got out yet. The tomatos are gone wild, cord already harvested and the pumpkins are taking over the yard. Its time for … Continue reading

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November 2017

Its the start of the busy season for the garden. Fruit trees are full of leaves and I sigh as I have curly leave again. I am still gathering form the wilds of Bountiful Gippsland, I have been out only … Continue reading

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Freezer Filler

Well its deep into winter time and although we have not had much rain, its been reasonable cold which is great for broccoli. I have started harvesting and since learning a few years ago, cut the top off and then … Continue reading

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Winter – no time to slack off

Well Winter is here, yes, its meant to be cold and wet and crappy outside, but winter brings a time to rest when you can, clean up your garden, prune fruit trees and sit back and reflect on the Garden. … Continue reading

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Fin, Fur and Fungus

Protein and sugar can be found in many places in the wilds of Gippsland. I cannot do this all alone, which is why my networks of family and friends are so important to my lifestyle. This blog is not for … Continue reading

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Seasonal Eating

I am a busy little beaver at the moment, about to go and surrender myself to the blackberry bush. I am also booked in to go shooting on a farm, bunny are what I am after. If your felling squeemish … Continue reading

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No rest for the Wicked

Its definitely the growing season, garden is looking great. My Little shed is starting to fill up, Garlic, Onion, homebrew and also the tomatoes that I am storing whilst they turn red. Here is the thing- pick your tomatos, whilst … Continue reading

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