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 […]

November In The Vegie Patch

The best thing about November is that Asparagus and Broadbeans are in it. Two of my favourites! Together! At the same time! Finding the perfect planting moment. Every garden has it’s own microclimate, and the better you understand yours, the better your garden be. And when your micro climate, and the needs of your crops meet […]

Spring in the Greenhouse

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 guild of super useful plants – […]