Upcoming Events

  1. SOLD OUT! Autumn Open Day, 2018

    March 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Fabulous Fruit Trees

    April 7 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

This Month

March In The Vegie Patch

Autumn is here and once the nights start cooling off the soil will soon follow. Those cooler temps slow growth right down. May plantings will take much longer to mature than April … [Read More...]

Harvest Smarts – Kumara, Squash and Pumpkin.

When To Harvest Kumara Our hot summer means a mega kumara harvest coming up. A pre harvest soil tickle reveals good sized tubers .. super excited after lasts years miserable … [Read More...]

Lupin’s Grand Finale (How To Finish A Greencrop)

Greencrops are your soils secret weapon. How I love them, for the nourishing respite they bring our hardworking soils. They are an important regroup between crops because a … [Read More...]


Kawakawa + Ginger Tea

Kawakawa has a special place in my heart - it was the first 'real' (ie not from a bag) herb tea I ever made many moons ago. Such a powerful healer - 72 medicinal uses according to … [Read More...]

Testing Apples For Ripeness + A Super Helpful Calendar

  One of my most asked questions is "How do I know when apples/plums/ pears are ripe". I remember wondering that too. The realisation that harvesting required as much … [Read More...]

Share The Love

My dear friends, Today is the launch of something new at Edible Backyard, an opportunity for you to share the love. The truth is, I need your help to keep me going. Anna's … [Read More...]

Summer at Edible Backyard

Beautiful mauve poppies in the Edible Backyard potager