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This Month

September In The Vegie Patch

So much cool stuff to do in the food garden at the mo. So much prettiness to soak up and enjoy. I am out there every spare moment! Eat Up Winter Crops Put a concentrated effort into eating rootcrops still in the … [Read More...]

How to Make Fermented Nettle Tea

Stinging nettle is lush + green right now and looking suspiciously like it's gearing up to flower. Time to get my spring nettle brew on the go before its past its prime. I only make this one spring batch, and its a … [Read More...]

The Ins and Outs of Choosing Bought Compost

Compost is the heart and soul of your garden. Does it matter which compost you buy? Damn straight it does! Well made compost is all our soil needs to grow abundant crops with minimal disease. But rubbish in, rubbish out … [Read More...]

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Prevent Fungal Disease: Now is your Moment!

By far and away the most common cause of garden disease is airborne fungi. The mild moist conditions of spring set the scene for primary infections of rust, black spot, leaf curl, shot … [Read More...]

Pump Up Your Fruit Production

Today I'm sharing a September task that'll really up your fruit production in your deciduous fruit trees - pears, apples, plums, apricots. An awesome party trick to slow growth down on … [Read More...]

Pumpkin + Chocolate Brownie

This divine brownie is from Emma Galloways beautiful vegetarian cookbook "A Year In My Real Food Kitchen." Dairy free + gluten free, and if you have pumpkin puree to hand (I freeze it … [Read More...]