December In The Vegie Patch

What a charming spring we’ve had! Untimely cold snaps and prolonged wet periods have a big impact – rust and other delightful fungi explode and growth slows. It’s a boo when stuff doesn’t grow well, don’t I know it. But don’t be blue! Shake it off! If you wonder why, the flop crops will help […]

The Abundant Vegie Patch

A jam-packed workshop with all the info you need to grow an abundant vegie patch. Come along, and find out how to reap good harvests!

December in the Vegie Patch

Are your gardens mulched? You know you don’t even need to pull the weeds, just lay wet newspaper a top and mulch a top of that. All those weeds will die down in the dark leaving a lovely feed for the soil – delighting the worms beneath. If the worms be happy, the plants are […]

The Charms of Chickweed

At this time of year chickweed flourishes and on the whole I let it be. Such a nourishing green to add to salads and sandwiches or as a passing snack whilst gardening, but more than this it’s a beautiful living mulch. Here you see it keeping the soil protected beneath my chard. At times the […]