April in the Vegie Patch (and how to grow Brassicas)

The summer crops are starting to slow down and look bedraggled, and fair enough too – they’ve slaved away for us all summer long. If they’re still producing, pat yourself on the back, it’s a testament to your good care. It’s about now you really appreciate your successional plantings. For example my first zucchini has […]

January in the Vegie Patch

To get the best out of all that hard-won fertility in your vegie patch you want to make sure that as your summer crops wind up, another lot of something takes over. Yes, it’s that scary “planning” word! Go on, I dare you – look ahead. What do you want to be eating this autumn? […]

March News from the Vegie Patch

March – it sure feels like it – a march that is… against time. What is this peaceful occupation they call food gardening?! Autumn is here and in a couple of months time the air and soil temps will be cooling off. I for one am so looking forward to it. Those cooler temps slow […]

February’s Gardening News

February’s news is short and sweet, for I am dashing thither and yon whipping you up a delicious event! Yes the Summer Gathering is upon us, 2 weeks to go and we’ll be enjoying some inspiring days together. Do come along, we like to think there’s no other event like it! In readiness for having […]