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This Month

June In The Vegie Patch, My Favourite Winter Greens + Yams

I'm not the only one who loves winter. Some legumes are good with it and so are alliums, brassica's, chard and spinach. Salads survive it, but very slowly so best get them under cover to keep them growing and providing … [Read More...]

June’s Fruit Tree To-Do List: Your Top 5

Fallen leaves, comfrey and a lump of rotting log - free fertility! + a strong fungal network in the making. Woodash + A Beneficial Mow Lightly sprinkle lime or wood ash from the fire, over top of fallen leaves and … [Read More...]

Fruit Tree Care + Pruning Workshops + Back to Basics Pruning Video

Are you ready to prune?! Hang out with your fruit trees this month and get ready in the best of ways with a pre prune ponder. Having a virtual run-through is super helpful, especially if you're still finding your pruning … [Read More...]


Back to Basics: Fruit Tree Pruning Videos

Here are a couple of videos that I hope will give beginners a bit of pruning confidence. Thanks to my buddy Ray at Soulhaven Productions for making them and thanks to Barry for letting us film his trees! These fruit tree pruning videos won't … [Read More...]

My Favourite Perennial Companions

Perennials are plants that endure year after year, as opposed to annuals, who live and die in one year. Perennial = Dahlia, Hebe or Sage for example. Annual = Lettuce, Coriander or Zucchini. This different lifeline brings about another difference - … [Read More...]

Roasted Figs with Rosemary

I've never cooked figs. Fresh picked, they're so delicious we tend to just gobble them as they are and put any excess in the dehydrator. Matt has turned the tide though. He cooked some up the other night and oh la la, I'm in love. Gooey, sticky, … [Read More...]