Andrew London Trio

Good times! The Andrew London Trio play on March 7th, at my place. Music in the garden! Gather your favourite adults and bring a picnic; wander the autumn gardens and enjoy some swinging sounds. The show goes on rain or shine – we have plenty of cover. For all the info including ticket sales, click here

How to Make Elderflower Cordial

Elderflower cordial is an annual make in our house – so delicious! Flowers move fast from bud to bloom to berry so get in quick. I like the flavour of the last flush of flowers that come about now, rather than the first ones in December. Flowers are perfect when nearly all the little flowers […]

Come tour my garden this January!

Not one, but two garden tours this January – one on the 13th, 9.30 – 12 and one on the 27th, 9.30 – 12. Both on a Monday morning. What a great kick start to your week! I’ve gone boutique styles (heaps less people), with these tours which makes them cost a bit more, but […]

January In The Vegie Patch + Autumn Crops A Go Go

January is an opportunity to extend our summer crops. To create a lovely continuity after our current crops call it quits. Successional planting/ sowing is the proper name. Let’s just call it – not going hungry, little and often planting, or production plus  And while we’re at it, let’s think about dinner in Autumn. Let’s […]

How to Pick and Store Plums

There’s a small window, a perfect moment when fruit is ripe for picking. The only way you catch it is by keeping an eye on your crops. With a plum, I reckon it’s just before it hits the ground. Pick your plums when the skin has that gorgeous dusky bloom on it and when the […]

Give Citrus A Midsummer Feed

Mid summer is citrus feeding time. This feed is especially important for young trees to get them growing strong while its warm, so they are bigger and bolder for when they need to take on winter. Be sure to nourish poorly citrus too, though all citrus will benefit from a dose of goodness sometime soon. […]