How to Make a Basemap

An abundant, easy to work vegie patch relies on smart placement decisions, and smart placement decisions rely on knowing all about your little corner of the world first. Learning all this stuff takes time, it means waiting a bit ok. Be the 2 chocolate fish kid and you’ll be rewarded in spades with a garden […]

Fried Green Tomatoes

A crunchy fried morsel, with a tangy gooey middle to use the last of the green tomatoes and bring you joy. If you haven’t already met – let me introduce you to one of my favourite things… Fried Green Tomatoes For one good sized, green tomato 1 egg1/4 cup of flour1/4 cup of dried breadcrumbs. […]

Make An Instant Vegie Patch

Today is for the beginner veggie gardeners – a quick and easy way to get your gardens off to a strong start. I remember how daunting starting is – so I’m keeping it simple. You and me together, we got this. Before we transform your balcony/ lawn/ paddock to a garden of Eden, let’s set […]

May

A home food garden has never felt so important. It’s solid isn’t it, having spinach, carrots and broccoli just outside the backdoor… the cornerstone of our well being + a good dinner no matter what’s happening out there. The world it seems, has finally got on our edible gardening page. It’s probably inappropriate to be […]

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 been a recent achievement, but that’s only because all the teenage mouths have left the building. Year of the broccoli – so […]

May In The Vegie Patch

Direct sow Greencrops – lupins, broadbeans, phacelia, wheat, oats, mustard or barley. Kings Seeds Autumn Manure Mix is awesome. Grow as many greencrops as you can fit. Here’s how to sow a greencrop. Corn salad and miners lettuce – sweet little winter/ spring cut and come again greens. Sow them once, let them self seed and […]