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 […]

Slow + Steady November

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 brings a regular little harvest in for dinner. Don’t try and achieve basket loads and rows […]

Magic Beans: Help Create this Cool App!

Check out this awesome app called Magic Beans – I love it! Its the vision of 2 Hawkes Bay women – Sarah and Anneliese, who believe that everyone has the right to fresh, healthy food that doesn’t cost the earth. Which is exactly what you + I are all about at Edible Backyard. Because we […]

OM is Your Guardian Angel

With a stash of rotten, organic matter (OM) to hand, you can easily make your own seed raising mix and continue to feed your garden no matter what happens in the world outside your gate. OM is your guardian angel. Thing is, you need to get ahead of yourself because it takes time for organic […]