Spring Happenings At Edible Backyard

We’ve left the quiet of winter and landed in the excitement of spring. And there is cool (but mostly I hope helpful) stuff happening here at Edible Backyard! Bountiful Spring Workshop  Citrus, vegies, fruit trees – all in name of a bounty! October Open Day + Fruitful Fruit Tree talk  Enjoy my garden and find […]

Get Your Greenhouse Ready Set To Grow

I love this bit – the getting-set-up-to-grow bit, as much as I do the growing. Prepping the soil, working out whats growing where, building frames… it’s good work. Besides which, being all ready to go at planting time is the cats pajamas. My August greenhouse mission goes like this Clean the roof and walls. I […]

August in the Vegie Patch

Seed sowing time rolls round again Ain’t it great when seeds and seedlings are back! Here’s your pre spring check list Clean your seedtrays. Just use water and a stiff scrubbing brush, then leave them out in the sun. Once upon a time I would have rolled my eyes at such advice, thinking it over […]

It’s Time To Feed Your Fruit Trees

Deciduous Fruit Trees Before feeding comes weeding. If you didn’t free your trees in Autumn – now is good … before the weeds get their spring grow on. Grass is so damn competitive – such an efficient gobbler of nutrients. The trees need ’em, not the grass! Feeder roots are shallow so give them some […]