August in the Vegie Patch

Seed sowing time rolls round again Ain’t it great when seeds and seedlings are back! Here’s your pre spring check list Clean your seedtrays. Just use water and a stiff scrubbing brush, then leave them out in the sun. Once upon a time I would have rolled my eyes at such advice, thinking it over […]

Cloches are a Girl’s Best Friend

My love for cloches is rekindled every winter. They give me salads through the cold months, and for this I am eternally grateful. A cloche is a series of hoops that can be draped with bird netting to protect seeds or seedlings; or covered in plastic to extend the growing season. An essential part of […]