Nicola Galloway’s Chocolate + Apricot Fudge

Nicola Galloway’s beautiful gift to us all “Homegrown Kitchen“, is such a brilliant cookbook. It’s a home gardeners kitchen companion, and though it’s wholefood, nourishment plus – the recipes are easily achievable for a family of busy people (and so tasty!) There are no expensive, foreign ingredients (a real let down in many whole food […]

For The Joy Of It

  From pure joy springs all creation. Mundaka Upanishad Here’s to the joy food gardening brings! The community it inspires. The wellness that rises up in its wake. Complete wellness. Inside and out. Yours in the earth, Kath

A Useful, Yet Oh So Beautiful Herbal Border

A food garden is a cooperative happening. The gardener, the soil, the weather (lets not forget the weather!) and the companions. Those companions are the icing on the cake – they bring it altogether. Today is all about them, specifically herbs, and how irreplaceable they are in your food garden (not to mention your life). […]

Hurrah! An Open Day!

October Open Day + “Fruitful Fruit Tree’s” Talk October 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm $15.00 Gather your favourite people and leave the world behind! Come along for a self-guided tour, a chat and a cuppa tea in the garden. Learn Good Stuff 11am – 12pm “4 Spring Tasks For Fruitful Fruit Trees” Today […]

Coconut Tomato Dhal

I love Dhal. My girls love Dhal. My boys, alas, do not. This recipe is but one of my attempts to change the boys’ minds. No bueno. As for me, I love the creaminess of the coconut – it’s taken dhal to new heights. Dhal is not only for rice – my favourite way is […]

October In The Vegie Patch + Bed Preps + A Video

October checklist and things to do Get your zucchini, cucumber, pumpkin, corn, tomato and pepper beds ready to grow. These are all heavy feeders and need rotten manure, compost, seaweed – that kind of business.  Add it now, so the soil can incorporate and percolate – all ready to plant later in the month. Be […]