September In The Vegie Patch

September is all about greens – broccoli shoots for africa (so useful aren’t they!), cabbages, leeks, celery and leafy greens galore. Leafy greens are the best! They may not be as glamourous as a tomato or trendy as a kohlrabi, but they’re the easiest, by far and away the most nutritious and so very generous. […]

Introducing Fruit Trees 101

Thriving fruit trees and abundant harvests spring off the back of a solid set up – this is what Fruit Trees 101 is all about. In this little video course, I take you step by step through all you need to know – shelter, companion plants, spacings, choosing the varieties and rootstock wisely, planting, your […]

August in the Vegie Patch

August is our get ready for spring month. Wander your vegie patch and think about what you are going to sow and where. Order in whatever seeds you need… remember greencrops! Gobble up overwintering crops like carrots, parsnips and yams to create new space (and so they don’t go to waste). If you don’t have […]

It’s Time To Feed Your Fruit Trees

The orchard is waking up. Hurrah! blossom will soon be here. The trees sleep is over, and so is the gardeners. Its time to get on the job. One of the best things you can do as fruit tree caretaker is to make sure you wander your trees regularly. Get to know them through every […]