May in the Vegie Patch

Cool things to do in the vegie patch this month Leave nothing bare! The ultimate (for soil health) is to grow something – a crop, greencrop or just leave the weeds. Yes, truly – weeds! Living roots keep your soil happening. Next best alternative is to tuck it up under a thick layer of mulch. […]

September in the Vegie Patch

September’s plate is refreshingly green – saladings, celery, parsley, cress, silverbeet, kale, nettle, the last of the broccoli and cabbage, and (joy oh joy) by the end of the month the first of the asparagus. Planning for Summer Crops Keep your soil alive and fertile by replacing crops as soon as they finish. Sow either […]

June in the Vegie Patch and Gardening Smarter (Not harder)

Greetings all, Even though its chilly out, thoughts of hibernation couldn’t be further from my mind! Take away the the intensive gardening and harvesting of spring through autumn, and I’m freed up to play. Winter provides a window in which I can indulge the improvements I’ve been marinating on over summer. The big one, the […]

Autumn in the Vegie Patch

Join our Autumn garden tour where we’ll chat brocolli, celery, soil health, greencrops and garlic (and other autumnal things.) We’ll be parched after all that talking so coffee and cake to perk us up. And then (lucky you!) our very special guest – Anna Butterfield from loveplantlife (our favourite seed geek) to teach us all […]