Easy-as Alternatives to Weed Spray

Here are simple, integrated alternatives to herbicide. I hope you use these ideas at home, at school and in your community this spring and forever more. Salt Salt is the answer to your driveway weeds. No plant survives beneath a dollop of salt! Salt is also useful along hard edges, under the letterbox, along the […]

Organic Seed Raising and Potting Mix for Sale

This is my lovely niece Meg. She’s selling certified organic seed raising and potting mix in Kapiti/ Horowhenua. It’s recycled from Prana Greens. It’s been used once to grow organic microgreens in. There’s plenty of goodness left in it as the microgreens aren’t in for long and they’re not at all demanding. Meg bags it […]

Spring 2019 Workshops!

Plenty of coolness for you to dive into! Homegrown Avocado + Citrus Workshop on October 19 @ 9:30 – 12:30 This workshop is for those of you (like me) who live outside of the easy loam zone on sand or heavy clay … the enemies of Avocado and Citrus. You can still do it! Today I’m […]

Spring Disease: Managing Fungus

By far and away the most common cause of garden disease is airborne fungi and the mild moist conditions of spring set the scene for primary infections of rust, black spot, leaf curl, shot hole, brown rot and other fungal delights. As I write this it’s raining and cool, the kind of conditions that strike […]