Mulched Paths – Oh Yes!

The first permaculture book I read was “The Permaculture Home Garden” by Linda Woodrow. Back in mumblemumble 1997. I read it from cover to cover one cold weekend in bed with my first baby, (those were the days). Usually I’m on a needs to know basis with non-fiction, but I gobbled it up. Linda made […]

May In The Vegie Patch + Strawberries + Asparagus

Things To Do In The Vegie Patch This Month Leave nothing bare! Soil prefers to be growing stuff – a crop or greencrop preferably. If weeds is what you’ve got and you’re just too busy – then let it be weeds. Yes, truly – weeds! Roots keep your soil happening. When you get around to […]

Bright Ideas For Tree Planting

Winter is on it’s way. I may be a small minority here, but I’m cool with winter, look forward to it even. My love for our coldest season has a bit to do with the fact that it’s tree planting time. How I love trees ♥️ The list of goodness they bring is long. They […]

Pea Frames, Windproof Broccoli + Garlic Prep

For climbing crops like peas, sno peas, beans and indeterminate tomatoes, it’s all about the frame. Those of you who’ve been with me a while will be familiar with my love of reinforcing mesh – the best all round garden frame ever! Easy to store when not in use, easy to put up and take […]