Upcoming Events

  1. The Chook Workshop

    February 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  2. Summer Garden Tour + Pizza Party

    February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Autumn Open Day, 2018

    March 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This Month

Easy Peasy Compost + Letting Carbon:Nitrogen Ratios Go

I've been making compost for 20 odd years now - and the longer I do it, the less I fuss with it. Compared to the labour intensive style I began with (a keen pup in my 20's), I'm … [Read More...]

Water Like A Pro

Amongst summer's goodness, there's always a challenge, something that makes us put our thinking caps on. Last year fungus, this year lack of water. That hot hot sun + no rain has … [Read More...]

January in The Vegie Patch + Brassica Preparation

3 months until Autumn hits! At the risk of not being present to summer - let's think about dinner in Autumn. Let's get some new stuff planted to keep your vegie patch abundant ... … [Read More...]


Thai Salad And A Bowl Of Rice

A quick fresh bowl, using all that fresh summer goodness from the garden. Rice Cook up whatever rice floats your boat Dressing 4 Kaffir lime leaves finely sliced 1 chilli, … [Read More...]

Eke Out The Water – Embrace The Shade

Lizards, chilli peppers and tomatoes are heat lovers. They adore the sun beating down on them. The rest of us, not so! In the baking heat we sweat, plants transpire = energy and … [Read More...]

Break The Pest Cycle

The heat, all that tasty food, a bit of plant stress = pests! Here are two ways to bust inside that egg-larvae-adult-sex-birth cycle, and keep numbers down. 1. A Daily … [Read More...]

Summer at Edible Backyard

Beautiful mauve poppies in the Edible Backyard potager