It’s just more convenient, seems cheaper and takes less work and planning to go to the grocery store to buy some herbs and veggies for your family. Why bother fighting the birds and pests to protect your harvest, why not just pop to the local shops for produce? Read More
Have you been down the garden path before and felt discouraged when it didn’t thrive or when some of your plants died or went straight to seed? Did the pests eat your harvest and birds take more than their fair share? Do you want to scale back and have an easier system to manage?
Don’t give up! Let’s work through a few common issues that gardeners have and how we can encourage you to give it another grow! Read More
Out of the Nest has been live for 12 months now. Happy Birthday to Us!!!
It has been such a learning curve managing this space. It is very different to my usual work of raising 3 children and part time shifts as a midwife.
But rewarding to feel like I can contribute and help.
The vision for Out of the Nest is to simply Connect, Equip and Resource Parents in the Blue Mountains. The expression of this is varied and evolving. Read More
A few months ago, I planned a party to celebrate my son’s first birthday and arranged for some balloons through a large company in Penrith. It was very much out of my way, but I wanted balloons and Penrith seemed the logical place to go. Only days after the party, however, I ran into Lisa from “Pop goes the Weasel”, who, as I quickly discovered, runs her own Balloon business only minutes from my house. I was so disappointed that I didn’t know about her earlier. But it was that chance encounter that sparked the idea for this post: host a birthday party for a local family and showcase some of our extraordinary local talent. Read More