Boost your fruit trees this autumn

Leaves are turning gold and starting to fall, marking the end of a cycle of growth and the beginning of another as the leaf donates its goodness back to earth. All those tiny openings left by detached leaves makes it a prime time to get a biological (or copper if that’s what’s needed), spray on. […]

Pruning Workshops, Chilli Flakes and Easy Spring Prep

Fruitful rewards and freedom from pruning woes! I’ve got you covered with x3 “How to Prune Fruit Tree” workshops this June. The Wellington workshop on June 8th is proving to be most popular – nearly full up! There are x2 workshops at my place – one on 15th June, and the lucky last on 27 […]

Fodda Fertiliser Giveaway!

This giveaway s now closed …. we have a winner!! Tracey Scott – congradulations! A bag of Fodda coming your way. Here’s a fertiliser that I’m thinking is pretty fine. So fine I’m giving a shout out to you guys about it, and the chance to win yourself a 5kg bag! Fodda is a heart […]

Raspberry Rosemary Chocolate Truffles

Fresh, easy and rustic, just how we like it. Mashed raspberries stirred through melted chocolate and coconut milk with a sprinkle of rosemary … mmmm Take 50g – 80g of fresh raspberries. Less berries makes a firmer mix. I like the flavour of more. Lightly mash them Break up 200g dark chocolate and put in […]

April In The Vegie Patch

Winter draws ever closer, and tough choices need to be made. Do you have enough room for all your winter crops or does something have to give. Is it time for summer crops to go? And time is of the essence people, the nights are cooling and mornings are dewy. Those cool nights set the […]

How to Sow a Greencrop

Last week Helen wrote me asking (among other things), how to sow a greencrop. How remiss of me to have never written this up – given as I adore greencrops to bits. So thanks for reminding me Helen – this one’s for you. First up we must ready our ground. The main thing is there […]