Archives for January 2016

A Bed Fit for Broccoli

Today I got my first Broccoli bed ready. From seed to harvest it’s about 4 months, so for late Autumn eating seed sowing time is nigh. For fabulous heads, get your bed ready when you sow the seed. This bed was in Broadbeans (a nitrogen fixer before a brassica is always a smart move), they […]

In Love With Leaky Hose (And How To Water)

I feel cheeky suggesting you need watering lessons. You’ve raised a family, built a house; you drive a car and may even run a small country…. but, clever as you are, do you know how to water? Because understanding how and when to water makes an enormous difference to the health and productivity of your […]

January in the Vegie Patch

I am over-joyed to find delicious dirt beneath the mulch after all these hot days! Dark, damp, wormy and smelling fine. It’s good nick has alot to do with the often topped up layer of organic matter (mulch) spread over it. Keeps the soil life fed and housed and multiplying. Mulch is your weapon against […]