Make Your Summer Garden Better

Gardens go up a gear in December – plants, seeds, weeds, pests, the good and bad. Everything starts to zoom along. Keep everything in top health and pest epidemics at bay with a daily garden walk. Sort stuff there and then. If done daily, it’s easy little stuff – little weeds, little pests, little bits […]

Slow and Steady November

Little and often is my garden mantra. Little and often plantings bring a little and often harvest. So useful for keeping bellies full in the most nourishing of ways. And nicely doable for the gardener. The benefits stretch out to the kitchen where little and often preserving (as opposed to massive autumn missions), makes for […]

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 […]

Spring into Summer + Clever Ways with Weeds

Action stations my gardening friends! Block yourself out as much garden time as you can manage this month. You’ll find me toe deep in soil every spare moment. Summer goodies need to well and truly get underway. Sow seed and prep beds (I can’t imagine life without my Forksta!) for long term crops like pumpkin, melon […]