Archives for February 2014

Summer Gathering Thank-you Note

A note to say thanks, you wonderful people, for coming along and sharing our day. You made our day special. Me you say? yes you! Because the sum total of all parts equals the whole. You were there, and I was too – and together we made the day a day to remember. My heartfelt […]

Autumn in the Organic Vegie Patch

Want to learn exactly how to make the most of your garden this autumn? Do you know how to prepare for winter food-growing success? Get your hands dirty and your plans set in this practical workshop set in an inspiring organic home garden. We’ll wander the vegie patch and discuss the all important autumn clean […]

Simple Summer Plum Cake Recipe

Gardeners are so busy at this time of the year. Add a job and a few kids to the mix, and cake baking, which should be near the top of the priority list languishes way below. Here’s the world’s most simple cake, especially for you my friends. I know you’re busy and I know you […]

My Summer of the Tomato Potato Psyllid

Look at this poorly tomato. Tis the Tomato psyllid that’s wrecked this havoc, and the result – a whole bed of Mark Christensen’s special orange tomatoes pulled out and burnt. This being my first experience of Tomato Potato psyllid, I was slow to diagnose them. My first check when the tomatoes started curling their leaves […]