February In The Vegie Patch And How To Save Tomato Seeds

Sow Tray sow silverbeet, spring onion, onion, celery Direct sow dwarf beans, basil, beetroot, radish, kohlrabi, carrots, parsnips, fennel. I’ll sow my last lot of carrots and parsnips on the 6th and 7th (root moon). They’ll be mature by the time the soil cools off (although who knows how this season will roll!) and keep […]

February In The Vegie Patch

New Zealand is playing the game of two halves. We are split into the wet and cool, and the hot and parched. Use your smarts and match your February plantings to the weather. If its cold and soggy plant zucchini in a tyre loaded with compost – gets it warm and above the wet, maybe […]

February in the Vegie Patch – Cabbage Whites & Hot Days

Aside from keeping everything alive with regular watering and feeding, our most pressing job is sowing and planting the winter food garden. No mean feat when it’s hot and dry. Planting Tips for Hot Days Use the evening for all of your planting and pricking on Pre soak trays of seedlings before planting out Water […]