Grass Roots & australasian poultry magazine articles & PHOTO'S
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 240 APR/MAY 2017
LIMITED SELF-SUFFICIENCY, Sharing how we have created a rich & satisfying life on our productive small holding despite illness & injury. P.30/31
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 241 JUNE/JULY 2017
LOCAL HAY SUPPLY, Hay shed/hen house design, hay storage, uses, garden mulch. P.20/21
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 242 AUGUST/SEPT 2017
LADYBIRD CUBBY,Miss Lil's cubby made by Michael & Lil from recycled materials. P.10/11
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 243 OCT/NOV 2017
FIRST CHOICE SECOND HAND, Renovating our cosy cottage, conscious lifestyle. P.10/11
HOMEMADE WASH CLOTH, Sharing our knitted or crocheted dishcloth & face washer pattern made from 100% cotton. P.25
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 244 DEC 2017/JAN 2018
PENNY PINCHING PANTRY, Baking, biscuit recipes using base recipe. Bread making using one recipe for focaccia, pizza & flatbreads. Making our own take away. P.29/30.
SEW A DRAWSTRING BAG. Handy alternative for bread storage, wrapping paper, craft or book bag. P. 31
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 245 FEB/MARCH 2018
OUR QUINCE ORCHARD. P20/21/22.
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 246 APR/MAY 2018
HANDMADE HEN HOUSE, Our Quince Orchard Hen House made from recycled materials. P.16/17
DIPS, TIPS & BUDDHA BOWLS P. 51/52/53
BACK COVER PHOTOGRAPH of our kitchen bench preparing dips.
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 247 JUNE/JULY 2018
SIMPLE HAND WARMERS. Using my own crochet & knitted patterns. P.31/32
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 248 AUG/SEPT 2018
FELT BROOCHES. Handmade using small pieces of organic felt & vintage fabric.P.10/11.
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 249 OCT/NOV 2018
FELT POUCHES. Created using small felt offcuts. P.12/13.
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 250 DEC 2018/JAN 2019
DOILY PINCUSHIONS. My pattern using repurposed vintage embroidery & linen fabric offcuts. P.28/29.
FAB FRUIT CRUMBLE. Sharing our family recipe. P.58/59
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 251 FEB/MARCH 2019
KORMA CURRY TWO WAYS. Sharing our Korma Curry Recipe.(Plant based) P.10/11.
POLYTUNNEL PONDERING, Why we dismantled it! P.22/23/24.
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 252 APRIL/MAY 2019
WOODEN BUTTONS. P.12/13/14.
GOLDEN NUGGET PUMPKINS. Sharing growing tips, Recipes & own curry powder recipe.P.54/55/56.
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 253 JUNE/JULY 2019
TREASURED RECIPES. Sharing my darling Great Aunty Jean's Boiled Fruit Cake & Honey Ginger Fluff Recipes. P.13/14.
BACK COVER PHOTOGRAPH of Aunty Jean's Boiled Fruit Cake. I hope I have done her proud!
AUSTRALASIAN POULTRY MAGAZINE. Volume 30. No.2. JUNE/JULY 2019
CHARMING HOMEMADE ORCHARD HEN HOUSE. Our Back Orchard Hen House made by Michael. P.5/6/7.
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 254 AUG/SEPT 2019
TO TEA OR NOT TO TEA. Sharing my loose leaf tea blend recipes. Questioning the manufacturing, packaging, and food mile journey of the humble tea bag.
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 255 OCT/NOV 2019
LAVENDER SACHETS. A simple tutorial for sweet scented lavender sachets.
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE. NO 256 DEC/JAN2019/2020
HOMEMADE SALT & PEPPER. Not your usual salt and pepper, but bushfood based recipes for flavoured salt & pepper you can make at home and grow the pepperberry.
P. 16, 17.
DIY BATH SHELF & BATH SOAKS. Step by step tutorials for both.
AUSTRALASIAN POULTRY MAGAZINE. VOLUME 30. NO. 5.
BESPOKE HEN HOUSE. Designed by our family & made completely from reclaimed material.
FRONT COVER PHOTOGRAPH OF BESPOKE HEN HOUSE WITH A GUEST APPEARANCE FROM ROSANNA THE DUCK!
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE NO 257 FEB/MARCH 2020
PANTRY REVAMP. Making a store cupboard for seasonal produce.
HANDY FABRIC BAGS. An easy tutorial, the bags made for a barter with a fibre artist.
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE NO 258 APRIL/MAY 2020
A WELCOME TO WILDLIFE. Careful thought & diverse strategies have allowed the Van Heel family to enjoy garden produce and a range of "visitors".
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE NO 260 AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2020
ROSES. Growing roses at Fairy Wren Cottage.
GRASS ROOTS MAGAZINE NO 261 OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2020
DELIGHTFUL DAHLIAS. Growing an attractive species like dahlias doesn't just provide ethical cut flowers.
All photos are taken by me, here at Fairy Wren Cottage and are included with the articles I have written for Grass Roots Magazine & Australasian Poultry Magazine.