November In The Vegie Patch

Await the perfect planting moment Where the soil and air temperature meets the temperature needs of your crop = your sweet spot of abundance. Hold out for these 2 things to collide my friends, and boom! you’ve got your grow on. The soil in my outside vegie patch has only just landed on 15 degrees. […]

Spring in the Greenhouse

Early zuchinni, african marigold + mustard It’s mid spring in the greenhouse and no bare soil remains. Once the heat starts, so too the pressure on the soil so I keep things healthy with a mixed living mulch. Apart from lupin, which I sow after the chooks have been through, the rest are that wonderful […]

The Winter Greenhouse

Every autumn I sow a mustard greencrop in the greenhouse beneath the still growing tomatoes and peppers. Mustard for soil is like lemon juice for livers – a deep cleanse, (or biofumigant if you want the techy term). I don’t chemically sterilise my greenhouse soil or go through the rigours of emptying it all out […]