Make an Autumn Compost and Plant a Winter Bounty

Greetings all, There’s a few important jobs us food gardeners must take care of this month, and then, glory be, we can slow down a pace. Make as much compost as you can for your spring gardens, store and preserve your harvest in ways most useful to your family, and plant and sow the last […]

Chooks Workshop

Come along and learn how to run a healthy, organic flock (no pellets required). We’ll be talking design, breeds, chook herbs, a natural chook breakfast, solving basic chook problems and most importantly how to lovingly cull. Two places left, so register today! April 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | $65.00 Chooks fit into an edible backyard like […]

Autumn in the Organic Vegie Patch

Want to learn exactly how to make the most of your garden this autumn? Do you know how to prepare for winter food-growing success? Get your hands dirty and your plans set in this practical workshop set in an inspiring organic home garden. We’ll wander the vegie patch and discuss the all important autumn clean […]

My Summer of the Tomato Potato Psyllid

Look at this poorly tomato. Tis the Tomato psyllid that’s wrecked this havoc, and the result – a whole bed of Mark Christensen’s special orange tomatoes pulled out and burnt. This being my first experience of Tomato Potato psyllid, I was slow to diagnose them. My first check when the tomatoes started curling their leaves […]