Archives for October 2015

Make them love you with food.

Here are the newest additions to our chookyard, 3 Light Sussex hens. Gaining their trust right from the word go is high on the agenda, and this is me winning them over with sunflower seeds. A few days of seducing them with tasty tidbits and they’ll be running to me, instead of running away. It […]

Don’t Weed, Cultivate.

Weed season begins, and today I hope to inspire you to a life without weeding. It’s time for you to relegate the hard work, on your knees, ripping out great hunks of weed kind of weeding to the past. It’s joyless. It ruins your soil, your back and the crops that struggle to grow through […]

My 7 Garden Must Haves, Managing Slugs and a DIY pH Test

These are the things I buy in to support my food garden to be great. The things that I deem essential. I dream of buying nothing, relying only on foraged and homegrown gifts from nature, but I haven’t made it there yet. What I have done is whittle down my buy ins to the bare […]