An Autumn Compost is a Strong Start to a Spring Bed

Autumn is heaven for compost makers, there’s heaps of stuff begging to be composted. Make use of all of it – dont throw it away!, and prep for spring planting at the same time. My kind of compost piles are easily put together, followed by put your feet up and let nature do the work. […]

Our 1ha Paradise is Up for Sale

We’ve had 15 wonderful years in this beautiful little corner of the world, but now the kids have all gone and we’re ready for our next thing. Gosh, it’s going to be hard leaving our handmade house and all my gardens – my heart and soul are in this place, but at 51 – if […]

All Your May Edible Garden Missions + Big News! Our Place Is For Sale

I have big news for you, dear gardeners – we’re selling up. We’ve had 15 divine years in this beautiful little corner of the world, and now its time to share it. This place needs a family – there’s such an abundance of food here, and even more coming on stream as nuts and citrus […]

December in the Vegie Patch, Test your Soil, Water Right + Prune

Collaboration and diversity in the vegie patch are the keys to a highly productive, low input garden. Gone are the days of bare earth and worries of plant competition – jam it all in together my friends, so much goodness happens here! Above ground, the pests are confused, pollinators and predatory insects are seduced in […]