A Bed Fit for Broccoli

Today I got my first Broccoli bed ready. From seed to harvest it’s about 4 months, so for late Autumn eating seed sowing time is nigh. For fabulous heads, get your bed ready when you sow the seed. This bed was in Broadbeans (a nitrogen fixer before a brassica is always a smart move), they […]

April in the Vegie Patch

Sometimes I dream of having a cute-as-pie little wee vegie patch. Every square inch crammed with food and flowers – growing up the walls and over the sheds. Oh the free time for knitting and baking and helping my friends in their gardens. At the moment I can spread out and play with all manner […]

Autumn in the Organic Vegie Patch – SOLD OUT!

Come for an Autumn garden tour! We’ll be talkin’ autumn garden clean up, compost making and getting your garden beds through the winter. How to grow beautiful brassicas with big curds, garlic, crunchy celery and winter saladings.

Spring Broccoli and Leek Tart

A vegie tart today. Perfect timing to use up the forest of broccoli shoots that pervade the spring garden. Add some sweet perennial leeks (at their peak fitness right about now) and you have a beautiful tart – one with more vegies than egg custard for once! Did I mention the buttery pastry? Just the […]