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Earth Garden

Summer 2021
Magazine

EARTH GARDEN is Australia’s original journal of sustainable living for householders seeking a more eco-conscious lifestyle. For more than 40 years the supportive network of Earth Gardeners has been guiding and reflecting the movement away from high- consumption lifestyles.

Earth Garden

EDITOR

EARTH MAIL • Email your letters, messages and snaps to editorial@earthgarden.com.au or post to PO Box 1318 Broome, WA, 6725.

ON THE VINE

Brenna Quinlan DRAWING PEOPLE IN • Brenna Quinlan is an illustrator and educator whose work inspires people and communities around the world. Here Brydie Piaf of Newcastle interviews Brenna to learn about some of her fascinating projects.

Cooking with wine AND EVEN ADDING IT TO THE FOOD • Our garden chef, Gary Thomas of Daylesford in Victoria, thinks Earth Garden might have branched into the wine business. But then the clear vision returns, and he shows us how to enhance the flavour of some scrumptious dishes.

SOFT SPINACH IN WINE

Daydreaming lightly FO› THE EARTH • Daydreams are part of the creative process but they also have a value of their own. Weekend Hippie Liz Ingham, from Yarraville and Clydesdale in Victoria, unshackles herself from reality to dream up a sunroom, letting her mind roam free to work out the technical problems and enjoy imaginary sneak-previews of the result.

Saffron AS GOOD AS GOLD? • Keith Smith, of Artarmon in NSW, is of course Earth Garden’s esteemed co-founder along with his wife Irene Smith. Keith has written a column for EG ever since the EG baton was handed to Alan in 1987. Here Keith investigates the delights of saffron.

SAFFRON THROUGH TIME BCE (Before Current Era)

Growing your own saffron

Summer lovin’ happy chooks • Claire Bickle from Brisbane, EG’s wonder woman of poultry wisdom, returns to the topic of summer heat care in more detail. With so many folks jumping aboard the poultry-keeping train during Covid, Claire’s advice is timely.

Spreading the joy WOMEN WHO FARM • This is the fourth article in Tara Luca’s series of profiles of women farmers. Here she speaks to Rosie Klass, farmer and founder of Bellingen Organic Tea on Gumbaynggirr country.

WOODSHED BUILT from the hoard • Jo Roberts from northern Tasmania describes the simple wood shed she helped her partner, Paul, to build while they both navigated his cancer treatment.

A bachelor’s life is best – FOR SOME • Steven French continues his delightful series of snapshots from his family farm in northern Tasmania.

LOW LIGHT indoor gardening • Tanya Jenkyn from Esperance in WA is also a master of thriving indoor plants, and here she enlightens all of us with tips and secrets to get that special buzz from lush indoor greenery.

Hazelcombe Happenings • Hazelcombe Farm is an inspiring beacon of sustainable living near Mudgee in NSW. Hazelcombe is run by an indefatigable couple, Nicki and Dan Power. We’re continuing the regular series of snippets from Hazelcombe. For more details about the events at Hazelcombe, visit their website: www.hazelcombefarm.com.au.*

GETTING YA GOAT • Jill Redwood, our treasured eco-warrior from Goongerah in East Gippsland, is a long-time goat wrangler of high renown. Here she tackles Goatkeeping 101 for any Earth Gardeners thinking of diving into the goaty lifestyle.

WATCHING the fire leaves • EG’s living treasure, Jackie French from Majors Creek in NSW, describes the mesmerising delights of a fire pit.

Sending out seeds of kindness • Rachel Altenbacher is EG’s permie farmer and community networker extraordinaire from the mid-north coast of NSW. Through the challenges of ongoing lockdown, Rachel persists with her astounding ability to plant seeds of change and other seeds of compassion.

YIELDS OF Joy • Here’s a summer project....


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Frequency: One time Pages: 92 Publisher: Earth Garden Pty Ltd Edition: Summer 2021

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  • Release date: November 29, 2021

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EARTH GARDEN is Australia’s original journal of sustainable living for householders seeking a more eco-conscious lifestyle. For more than 40 years the supportive network of Earth Gardeners has been guiding and reflecting the movement away from high- consumption lifestyles.

Earth Garden

EDITOR

EARTH MAIL • Email your letters, messages and snaps to editorial@earthgarden.com.au or post to PO Box 1318 Broome, WA, 6725.

ON THE VINE

Brenna Quinlan DRAWING PEOPLE IN • Brenna Quinlan is an illustrator and educator whose work inspires people and communities around the world. Here Brydie Piaf of Newcastle interviews Brenna to learn about some of her fascinating projects.

Cooking with wine AND EVEN ADDING IT TO THE FOOD • Our garden chef, Gary Thomas of Daylesford in Victoria, thinks Earth Garden might have branched into the wine business. But then the clear vision returns, and he shows us how to enhance the flavour of some scrumptious dishes.

SOFT SPINACH IN WINE

Daydreaming lightly FO› THE EARTH • Daydreams are part of the creative process but they also have a value of their own. Weekend Hippie Liz Ingham, from Yarraville and Clydesdale in Victoria, unshackles herself from reality to dream up a sunroom, letting her mind roam free to work out the technical problems and enjoy imaginary sneak-previews of the result.

Saffron AS GOOD AS GOLD? • Keith Smith, of Artarmon in NSW, is of course Earth Garden’s esteemed co-founder along with his wife Irene Smith. Keith has written a column for EG ever since the EG baton was handed to Alan in 1987. Here Keith investigates the delights of saffron.

SAFFRON THROUGH TIME BCE (Before Current Era)

Growing your own saffron

Summer lovin’ happy chooks • Claire Bickle from Brisbane, EG’s wonder woman of poultry wisdom, returns to the topic of summer heat care in more detail. With so many folks jumping aboard the poultry-keeping train during Covid, Claire’s advice is timely.

Spreading the joy WOMEN WHO FARM • This is the fourth article in Tara Luca’s series of profiles of women farmers. Here she speaks to Rosie Klass, farmer and founder of Bellingen Organic Tea on Gumbaynggirr country.

WOODSHED BUILT from the hoard • Jo Roberts from northern Tasmania describes the simple wood shed she helped her partner, Paul, to build while they both navigated his cancer treatment.

A bachelor’s life is best – FOR SOME • Steven French continues his delightful series of snapshots from his family farm in northern Tasmania.

LOW LIGHT indoor gardening • Tanya Jenkyn from Esperance in WA is also a master of thriving indoor plants, and here she enlightens all of us with tips and secrets to get that special buzz from lush indoor greenery.

Hazelcombe Happenings • Hazelcombe Farm is an inspiring beacon of sustainable living near Mudgee in NSW. Hazelcombe is run by an indefatigable couple, Nicki and Dan Power. We’re continuing the regular series of snippets from Hazelcombe. For more details about the events at Hazelcombe, visit their website: www.hazelcombefarm.com.au.*

GETTING YA GOAT • Jill Redwood, our treasured eco-warrior from Goongerah in East Gippsland, is a long-time goat wrangler of high renown. Here she tackles Goatkeeping 101 for any Earth Gardeners thinking of diving into the goaty lifestyle.

WATCHING the fire leaves • EG’s living treasure, Jackie French from Majors Creek in NSW, describes the mesmerising delights of a fire pit.

Sending out seeds of kindness • Rachel Altenbacher is EG’s permie farmer and community networker extraordinaire from the mid-north coast of NSW. Through the challenges of ongoing lockdown, Rachel persists with her astounding ability to plant seeds of change and other seeds of compassion.

YIELDS OF Joy • Here’s a summer project....


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