Don’t Weed, Cultivate.

Weed season begins, and today I hope to inspire you to a life without weeding. It’s time for you to relegate the hard work, on your knees, ripping out great hunks of weed kind of weeding to the past. It’s joyless. It ruins your soil, your back and the crops that struggle to grow through […]

Smart Weeding (no spray required)

May is a great month to get stuck into your weed infestations. You may think of this is a spring job, but the thing is spring brings a list of jobs to the food gardener that’s as long as your arm and both legs, so anything that can be sorted before then is a real […]

Winning the war on weeds

November is the weedy season. The combination of warming soils and spring rain make it so. I know it’s a soul destroying job with the same repetitive, recurring vibe housework has. But (unlike housework) weeding is really important. Weeds will nick off with the fertility and moisture you’ve so carefully crafted to feed and nourish […]