The Joy of Zinnias – Edible Backyard

The Joy of Zinnias at Edible Backyard NZ Organic Garden Training

Upcoming Events

  1. Pipfruit Pruning Demonstration

    July 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

This Month

Pondering Pruning and New Fruit Trees

Ponder. "To think about something carefully before reaching a conclusion." Oh, the difference when we ponder! It's a game-changing state of mind. And it is my gift to you this … [Read More...]

Make a Frost Shelter for Young Citrus

Not everyone handles cold weather gracefully. A peach, a pear, a plum - they don't bat an eye, with no foliage on board they breeze through. Citrus, Tamarillo, Avocado - the young … [Read More...]

May in the Vegie Patch

Cool things to do in the vegie patch this month Leave nothing bare! The ultimate (for soil health) is to grow something - a crop, greencrop or just leave the weeds. Yes, truly … [Read More...]


Flower Power!

For pure joy. For the bees, the parasitic wasps and the lacewings. For the magic they bring, the quiet power they wield. Toss some flower seed about to create some wild, … [Read More...]

Pip’s Easy Peasy Homemade Mayonnaise

This is so good and so fast, you'll never buy horrid commercial mayo again. This is Pip's recipe. (Pip is one-half of the dynamic duo behind the Farmhouse Kitchen). Years ago at … [Read More...]

Zucchini and Basil Soup

A quick, fresh tasting soup that's as nourishing and soothing as Autumn. For 4 Serves Using a wide pan gently saute 1 onion in some oil and butter until soft and … [Read More...]