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 […]


This long hot summer has suited the peppers – look at them all! We have a lot of roasted pepper and tomato pasta sauce in the freezer this year and am giving juicy, fat organic peppers to anyone who turns up. I plant 6 plants each year for an abundance of produce. As long as […]