Managing Foodscraps: Easy Bokashi

This story begins on a sad note – Nellie, our beautiful kunekune pig, she in charge of foodscrap management, died. See you on the other side, my friend. As well as companionship (pigs are the best), she played an important part in the health of the garden – converting foodscraps into manure. A job she […]

Make a No Dig, Perennial Garden

Densley planted perennials make the easiest care, best looking gardens of all. Herbs, picking flowers, nectar/ pollen rich flowers for bees and beneficials, fruit, natives – you name it!, jam them all in together for a garden that beats out weeds, flowers year round and provides food and medicine. Beautiful and useful – my kinda […]

April In The Greenhouse

The greenhouse soil has worked hard in the summer heat, and needs a bit of love before planting the next lot of crops out. Create space in the greenhouse There’s no need to pull summer crops out – if they’re still producing leave them in and pave the way for the new by freeing up […]

My Favourite Biological Brew

The health of all life above ground – you, me and our crops included, rests on the shoulders of the trillions of tiny organisms – the bacteria, fungi, protozoa, nematodes et all that inhabit healthy soil. These microscopic critters are in constant motion performing checks and balances that counteract our often diabolical actions and restore […]