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This Month

Get Your Greenhouse Ready Set To Grow

I love this bit - the getting-set-up-to-grow bit, as much as I do the growing. Prepping the soil, working out whats growing where, building frames... it's good work. Besides which, … [Read More...]

August in the Vegie Patch

Seed sowing time rolls round again Ain’t it great when seeds and seedlings are back! Here's your pre spring check list Clean your seedtrays. Just use water and a stiff … [Read More...]

It’s Time To Feed Your Fruit Trees

Deciduous Fruit Trees Before feeding comes weeding. If you didn't free your trees in Autumn - now is good ... before the weeds get their spring grow on. Grass is so damn … [Read More...]


Creamy Green Coconut Curry

Quick comfort. Easy nourishment. This bowl ticks all my week night dinner boxes. And it's timely - with so many broccoli shoots in the garden, inspiration is called for. Creamy … [Read More...]

How To Prune Raspberries

You'll get the best out of your raspberries with a winter prune - bigger fruits, less disease and easier picking. For Red Raspberries That Fruit In Summer Year 1 The new canes … [Read More...]

Pruning Tips + Pruning Video + Book News

https://youtu.be/6rAy3SJs9SY Last month I promised you the new and improved version of "A Beginners Guide To Pruning", and now I have to un-promise. It is not ready. My time has … [Read More...]

Garden Books for NZ Food Growers


The Joy of Zinnias – Edible Backyard

The Joy of Zinnias at Edible Backyard NZ Organic Garden Training