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This Month

Testing Apples For Ripeness + A Super Helpful Calendar

One of my most asked questions is "How do I know when apples/plums/ pears are ripe?" I remember wondering that too. The realisation that harvesting required as much knowledge as … [Read More...]

March In The Vegie Patch

Autumn is well and truly at our place! Cold mornings and nights start to cool the soil down which in turn slows growth right down. May plantings will take much longer to mature … [Read More...]

Grow yourself a daily winter harvest

Achieving a daily harvest year round, takes years of practice. I remember the first year I grew all my own carrots. Pride. And the year of the onion, that was solid. Potatoes have … [Read More...]


Harvest Smarts – Squash, Pumpkin + Kumara

Please be patient my gardening friends! Don't rush to harvest your squash and pumpkins. For sure, they look ready on the outside - but inside there's still work to be done. The … [Read More...]

Andrew London Trio at Edible Backyard!

It’s the highlight of my autumn –  the Andrew London Trio at my place on 9th March, music in the garden! Gather your favourite adults and bring a picnic; wander the … [Read More...]

Video Consults are here!

I have a cool new offering - help via video! I think you're going to like it as much as I do. A video consult is for all those questions which are too long for me to answer for … [Read More...]

Summer at Edible Backyard