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Easy Peasy Crop Rotation

Today I’m  sharing a back to basics, solid beginning to your crop rotation journey. The bonus of following a rotation is this little bit of organisation with the order of your plantings prevents stressing your hard working soil out. We can keep the workload light if we balance the demands. Follow a heavy feeder with […]

The Edible Backyard book

The Edible Backyard The Edible Backyard: A Practical Guide to Growing Organic Fruit and Vegetables All Year Round by Kath Irvine   Step-by-step to a beautiful low-work, highly-productive Edible Backyard. $50 + $10 p&p For a signed copy, buy direct from me!  Buy now Thanks so much for your support. You’ll learn Design Set your […]

How To Deal with Garlic Rust

Despite all my good preps, my garlic succumbed to rust. Aggghhhh! I’ve been a proud garlic grower for 23 years. Kilo braids were my summer pocket money when the girls were babies. Christmas time at Moffat’s cottage was for sorting and cleaning garlic. Visitors were roped in and always left with a stash of beautiful […]

Prevent Fungal Disease: Now is your Moment!

By far and away the most common cause of garden disease is airborne fungi. The mild moist conditions of spring set the scene for primary infections of rust, black spot, leaf curl, shot hole, brown rot and other fungal delights. As I write this it’s raining and cool, the kind of conditions that strike fear […]