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This is the news today, people are hurting, the words recession and depression are being used and yet the official definition of recession is more than two quarters of negative growth in GDP (according to The Husband). So technically we aren't in a recession but those of us living in the real world are cutting costs left right and centre.
I will keep planting up my garden because no matter what the Economists say on paper, I need to feel secure that I can feed my family in the future.
Once again I will ask that people in WA consider organising a plant swap. What surplus plants have you got that others can use? I am going to divide some sugar cane and lemon grass and pot them up to swap with anyone who needs some.