Archives for October 2013

November in the Vegie Patch

How grateful are you for your cloches? Extra shelter is essential through September and October in order to get those warmer crops growing well – its like having a big handicap in a race. (Not that we are racing – cruising we are people, smelling the flowers!) Without my cloches I would only just be […]

November in the Orchard

November is time to plant your subtropicals and citrus. I’m putting more avocados in this month as our original has done so well, and we eat so many of them it’ll be worth it. I’ve had a juggle around in our subtropical area to make room. My plan is to keep them pruned hard and […]

November in the Chookyard

Soaking grains to feed your chooks makes them super nourishing and easy to digest (the two things go hand in hand). Chooks eat less soaked grains than dry, a sign they are being nourished. Sure its a bit of extra effort, but if you’re eating the eggs don’t you want them to be little super […]

The Abundant Vegie Patch

Here’s the workshop you’ve all been waiting for – the workshop to take your food gardens to the next level! Fall in love with soil, get mad about composting and discover the joy of seeds. The Abundant Vegie Patch is on November 9th from 9.30 – 2.30. Come along, and find out how to reap […]