May in the Vegie Patch

Cool things to do in the vegie patch this month Leave nothing bare! The ultimate (for soil health) is to grow something – a crop, greencrop or just leave the weeds. Yes, truly – weeds! Living roots keep your soil happening. Next best alternative is to tuck it up under a thick layer of mulch. […]

March in the Vegie Patch

My favourite comment from a workshopee is this “I’m surprised at all the flowers – I thought you were all about the vegetables.” (There were of course vegetables enough to feed a small army amongst all those flowers). I don’t blame her for thinking that – my summer vegie patch does look more like a […]

May in the Vegie Patch

Provided you haven’t been bashed by storms you’ll be picking broccoli, kale and cabbage; all sorts of saladings; carrots and beetroot; celery, coriander and parsley and perennial leeks (mine are still intact so lovely). We’re still enjoying tomatoes and peppers from the greenhouse. All that forward planning and extra effort in summer is paying off […]