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Easy Peasy Crop Rotation

One of my favourite winter jobs is planning my crop rotation (garden nerd alert!) Working out how much of each crop we need, and when and where it all gets planted to ensure a daily harvest year round while looking after my soil. Excitement for crop planning took a while to dawn. For many years […]

Use Your Chooks!

Chickens were born to weed + bug hunt. The very jobs I dislike. So in a beautiful win – win, we help each other out. I grow lots of greens for them and they clean it all up for me and prep for following crops. The secret to a happy life is to get everyone […]

The Edible Backyard book

The Edible Backyard The Edible Backyard: A Practical Guide to Growing Organic Fruit and Vegetables All Year Round by Kath Irvine   Step-by-step to a beautiful low-work, highly-productive Edible Backyard. $50 + $8 p&p Buy your copy of the The Edible Backyard bookthrough my website & receive an exclusive bonus video course: Fruit Trees 101 […]

How To Deal with Garlic Rust

Despite all my good preps, my garlic succumbed to rust. Aggghhhh! I’ve been a proud garlic grower for 23 years. Kilo braids were my summer pocket money when the girls were babies. Christmas time at Moffat’s cottage was for sorting and cleaning garlic. Visitors were roped in and always left with a stash of beautiful […]