Girragirra Green Living

Permaculture

Are we nuts? Why we make activated almonds.

  Activated almonds have become a bit of a “thing” over the last little while. My 88 year old Mum’s having none of it! She tells me it’s a load of hippie rubbish. But I figure if the Ancient civilisations built a tradition around the soaking and drying of nuts[…]

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Do chooks wear floaties … or what happens when it floods?

“What about the chooks?” they ask. Girragirra sits on the flood plain of the Lachlan River and every so often she floods, putting us well and truly under water just as she did last week. And it’s always about the chooks! Oh the odd person asks if we’re OK …[…]

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So. Many. Grapes

Designing shade into the Girragirra food garden has made it a friendlier place to be over our hot Summers. It’s way more hospitable for the plants as well as the humans and all the other critters who call it home. And we certainly achieved one of the core tenants of[…]