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26 Jul 2017
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We're running a crowd funding campaign to raise funds for building a biochar kiln.
4 Jul 2017
Category: General
Posted by: christina
So easy, so delicious - find out how to make medlar liqueur
21 Jun 2017
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Its the winter solstice, and our beans have gone all DARK . . .
7 Jun 2017
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Too many little apples on the bench? Dry them, then use the scraps!
24 Feb 2017
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We put two pumpkin varieties to the taste test. Find out the winner.
3 Feb 2017
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Check out our steampunk zucchini recipe - its delish!
18 Jan 2017
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Its garlic green, gold and black in the newsletter this week.
19 Dec 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Its nearly the solstice, and we have a rhubarb vodka recipe to share with you!
2 Oct 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We consider the vexed question of cultivation in the home garden . .. .
14 Sep 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
How to dry and use these useful plants for chook food.
31 Aug 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Its our 8th Birthday this month, and we've got some plants to give away to celebrate!
2 Aug 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
So many good things, so much cake, in our latest newsletter.
19 Jul 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Learn how to weed the baby nettle forest, with bare hands!
5 Jul 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
They are poisonous, but someone is still munching away.
21 Jun 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Find out how to make a delicious jelly from the "dog's bum" medlar!
6 Jun 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Frost and rain rain rain - but green manure keeps on growing
17 May 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We have a great recipe, and its cheap too!
3 May 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Have you ever been oppressed by mushrooms? We have!
15 Apr 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
There are walnuts galore in this week's newsletter.
17 Mar 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
One of our readers has a brilliant suggestion for saving figs from birds.
24 Feb 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Its so pretty, looks like jewellery, grown in South Hobart
9 Feb 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
It rained, which was wonderful. And all the greengages split. Which wasn't quite so great.
18 Jan 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Get the low down about selling your snails.
4 Jan 2016
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We've got garlic everywhere, and other news today!
14 Dec 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Meet Larry the sartorially super lettuce.
22 Nov 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Don't you love a good scrounge? We do!
4 Nov 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We're tracking the survival of our bamboo plants in our latest newsletter.
20 Oct 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Lots of info about exciting happenings, and an invitation you wont wanna miss . . .
1 Oct 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
After a year of thinking about it, we finally made some pink pickled eggs.
14 Sep 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Time to chop and dig your green manure before the tomatoes go in soon.
28 Aug 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We have biochar information sessions coming up 18-20 September. Read on for info.
14 Aug 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
And lots more: birthday gathering review, weed strategies, gnarly kiwi vines, and SNOW PICS!
29 Jul 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Its FIMBY's 7th birthday soon - check our newsletter for party details.
14 Jul 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We've just started contributing a fortnightly column to the Mercury Home Magazine . . .
29 Jun 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Follow the story, and so much more, in our latest newsletter
12 Jun 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We're exploring ways to turn sawdust into valuable garden amendments.
28 May 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Check our latest newsletter, with poo incentives!
14 May 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
There's heat amidst the cold in our latest newsletter.
30 Apr 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
What to do with all the little garlic cloves that you have left over after sorting and planting?
16 Apr 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Another installment of FIMBY news is here. Hoorah!
1 Apr 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Our latest newsletter has some garden stories, and an offer or two . . .
16 Mar 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
There's a chill in the air. Why not make a cuppa and have a read of our latest newsletter.
26 Feb 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
There are separate male and female asparagus plants. Should you have mixed genders, or same sex arrangements?
10 Feb 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Yes that might sound a bit weird if you're not a gardener! Read all about it in our latest newsletter.
25 Jan 2015
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Our latest FIMBY newsletter now available!
16 Dec 2014
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Our latest newsletter has plenty of seasonal advice. And pretty pictures!
1 Dec 2014
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Yes that got your attention didn't it! Read all about it in our latest newsletter.
18 Nov 2014
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Thanks to all our supporters who helped get us to our funding target for creating a Seasonal Garden Calendar.
5 Nov 2014
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Our latest newsletter has so much goodness packed in!
27 Oct 2014
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We've just launched our crowd funding campaign for the FIMBY Seasonal Garden Calendar
8 Aug 2014
Category: General
Posted by: christina
FIMBY turns six years old today! Hurrah!
26 May 2014
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Kiwi fruit grow well in Tasmania, you've just gotta know how.
18 Apr 2014
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Rhubarb can be the secret exotic ingredient to turn average into OUTRAGEOUSLY GOOD!
26 Mar 2014
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Really! I know they say plant on the shortest day - but that just short changes your crop.
22 Feb 2014
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Its that time of year: monstrous zucchinis, fruit dropping everywhere, tomatoes coming fast.
29 Jan 2014
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Carol has transformed her back yard in New Town, with a little help from FIMBY.
28 Dec 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
FIMBY has helped set up a kids vegie patch at the Taste this year.
3 Dec 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
I love a good garden exchange story.
28 Nov 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
It was rhubarb 5 ways this week . . .
11 Nov 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Miserable weather outside, sunny and inspired vibe inside: that was our weekend at the Sustainable Living Expo!
24 Oct 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Can we plant our tomatoes now? Its Show Day!
29 Sep 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
After a long break, our FIMBY newsletters are now cranking again!
9 Sep 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
You think now that everything is blossoming and we have a few warm days that winter is over . . . but don't be caught out!
13 Aug 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Make lemon curd. YUMMM!
8 Jul 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
I thought that most of my peas and broad beans didn't germinate. I just needed to wait . . .
23 Jun 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We've just had the longest night of the year, and plants are telling us Spring will come!
22 May 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Chicory is a bitter green that grows well into winter, and is very pretty!
28 Apr 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
If you're a first time grower of asparagus, now is the time to cut back the ferns . . .
9 Apr 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Folklore says plant on the shortest day, but not for hardneck garlic in Tassie.
10 Mar 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Carrots and leeks or spring onions are good friends in the garden and the kitchen . . .
24 Feb 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Who says you need lots of experience to grow amazing vegies?
3 Feb 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
If you want to grow a big pumpkin for the Bream Creek Show, here's a tip:
13 Jan 2013
Category: General
Posted by: christina
How did your garden survive the 40 C + weather a week ago?
12 Dec 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Apple tree owners: the coddling moths are around. Take action now!
26 Nov 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We can get soil into garden beds no matter how difficult access is. But sometimes, its EASY!
20 Nov 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Don't you love a low tech, cheap system?
12 Nov 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We've signed up! And its going to be easy, I think!
29 Oct 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Nothing speaks of summer brightness like sunflowers. Now's the time to plant them.
9 Oct 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
No, this is not a wine. Its an 8 foot tall Tuscan kale plant!
28 Sep 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Time for the gratuitous sexy artichoke photo
17 Aug 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Broccoli plants can provide you with delicious florets for MONTHS . . . here's how:
20 Jul 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Want to train your free-standing trees? Here's an idea.
28 Jun 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
This time the sun was shining on "Sunshine Garden"
14 May 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
It was snowing on the mountain. What a great day for a working bee!
3 May 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Annemieke attends her garden with care, and is reaping the rewards.
28 Apr 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Brassicas are so colourful, and grow wonderfully in cold weather, bless them!
1 Apr 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Our stall at the early April's farmers market contained hidden treasures . . . .
21 Mar 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Autumn equinox = harvest the borlotti beans. and they're BEAUTIFUL!
26 Feb 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Heirloom varieties of vegies are often more delicious and more COLOURFUL than varieties bred for commercial transport and store-ability.
12 Feb 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Preserving is always so satisfying, and sometimes incredibly beautiful.
17 Jan 2012
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Yes, its zucchini time, and the inexorable rise of zucchini monsters is happening in a garden near you.
19 Dec 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Amazing what people are happy to get rid of for nothing . . .
14 Nov 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Beetroot aint just purple vinegary stuff in a can. Oh no!
26 Oct 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Sometimes life for a big pumpkin begins in a small cage . . .
3 Oct 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Sunday was cold, gloriously sunny, and the people were happy at the Tas Farm Gate market.
22 Sep 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We're at the equinox, and Spring has SPRUNG!
1 Sep 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Now is a great time for a Spring feed for your lemon tree.
7 Aug 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
For a rich and rewarding experience - click "more"!
16 Jul 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
My little sister's friend has a beautiful garden with, among other things, a Yuzu tree!
24 Jun 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Tuesday's Mercury Newspaper featured a story about FIMBY by food writer Elaine Reeves.
9 Jun 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
A few of our FIMBY team had an inspiring visit to the Agrarian Kitchen today.
20 Apr 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Claire wanted to grow lots of tomatoes. She DID!
17 Mar 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We've been experimenting with ways to keep the dreaded cabbage white butterflies away from tender baby brassicas.
7 Feb 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
What fun: Hobart farmers market on a Sunday morning!
4 Feb 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
FIMBY garden tours are so great! all the best people come!
27 Jan 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Tas Farm Gate Market here we come! At last FIMBY will be part of this great event.
14 Jan 2011
Category: General
Posted by: christina
There is something disgusting lurking in many gardens right now: the Cherry Slug. ugh.
10 Dec 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Yvette has more lettuce than you can poke a stick at - and loves it!
23 Nov 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
I just harvested my garlic crop in the semi dark!
27 Oct 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We've organised a workshop for people to find out about raising rabbits in their backyards. Vegetarians don't bother clicking on 'more'!
14 Oct 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Members of our network got some hands on experience making hot compost. Mmmmmm!
5 Oct 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
As Hobart Show Day approaches, tomato fever heightens
25 Sep 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Yum yum yum we made cheese today!
11 Sep 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
I promise never to complain about Tasmanian slugs again.
18 Aug 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We had a fascinating and highly enjoyable day with fruit guru Bob Magnus, learning how to graft fruit trees.
9 Aug 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Our team is growing, with three wonderful new staff members this month.
21 Jul 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
It was cold and sunny, full of learning, and loads of fun!
26 Jun 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
The FIMBY fleet has expanded with Juliet's purchase of a spunky new ute!
7 Jun 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We rubbed shoulders with Peter Cundall, Costa, Tino and a host of friends and colleagues at the Botanical Gardens yesterday.
31 May 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Exciting new options in our raised bed packages.
7 May 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Its Agfest week and FIMBY has been featured in Tas Country Newspaper.
28 Apr 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
FIMBY have been featured on Rita's Bite - a popular Tasmanian Food Blog
20 Apr 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Its garlic planting time again in southern Tassie.
21 Mar 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
David grew a big pumpkin. A REALLY big pumpkin.
14 Feb 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Its the first sweet corn of the season for Valentine's Day dinner!
3 Feb 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Announcing the second GREAT FIMBY ZOOK PICKLING PARTY with bonus pasta making demonstration.
30 Jan 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Gorgeous weather. Inspiring people. Our first FIMBY garden tour was a HIT!
8 Jan 2010
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We've discovered a sister organisation in Hawaii - and been getting some help from them here in Hobart!
9 Dec 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Hobartions: Time to bandicoot a few new potatoes for your eating pleasure.
4 Dec 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Time to get your garlic out of the ground, if its not already!
9 Nov 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Of course we were there!
10 Oct 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We've been building more gardens in the last few months, and its very satisfying work.
4 Sep 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Juliet describes grand-daughter Sienna's pumpkin encounter . . .
22 Aug 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Christina plucks up the courage to cut into her blue hubbard pumpkin . . .
5 Aug 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Christina's story "My slice of the Island" published in latest RACT Magazine
28 Jul 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
FIMBY have featured in an article called "Keep it local" by Peter Boyer in today's Mercury Newspaper.
13 Jul 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Despite the frosts and cold there are FIMBY gardens all over Hobart now showing signs of new life.
15 Jun 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We've been planting lots of new gardens, in the rain! Perfect!
11 May 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We loved being part of the 2009 Sustainable Building and Lifestyle Expo in Hobart on April 25 and 26.
22 Apr 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Juliet is back, and we're in the thick of it!
29 Mar 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
FIMBY joined in the wonderful Waterworks Valley Harvest Fair held today.
4 Mar 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Juliet writes from Western Australia about her gorgeous new grand-daughter, Sienna.
4 Mar 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Now is the time to plan and establish new gardens.
20 Feb 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Its been a slow and strange year for tomatoes, with some people wondering if they'll ever ripen.
11 Feb 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
FIMBY has featured in the small business section of the Hobart Mercury Newspaper today, 11 Feb 2009.
5 Feb 2009
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Come to the great FIMBY zucchini pickling party on Thursday 12th Feb.
22 Dec 2008
Category: General
Posted by: christina
Juliet and Christina wish you all a delicious Christmas and bountiful New Year.
16 Dec 2008
Category: General
Posted by: christina
We've just enjoyed our inaugural seasonal feast with the FIMBY community!

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