September In The Vegie Patch + Xmas Spuds + Asparagus

So much cool stuff to do in the food garden at the mo. So much prettiness to soak up and enjoy. In the Vegie Patch Take your cropping success next level and check your soil temperature before planting or sowing anything. Align your crop choices with it. Nature is finely tuned to temperature. Plant out celery, […]

October in the Vegie Patch

Following on from our successional planting chat last month, this photo shows successional planting jazzed up with a bit of interplanting. Instead of waiting for the bed to be empty before planting out the new crop, I’ve planted the new crop out among the old one. This photo is taken in the greenhouse. The dwarf […]

July in the Vegie Patch

If you haven’t as yet got your garlic or onions in, then rug up and off you go. Wintersalads You’ll be feeling pretty pleased with yourself for all those winter saladings you sowed late autumn. Aren’t they good? So crisp and fresh. Cornsalad, mesclun, miners lettuce, winter lettuce all provide the best kind of service […]

June in the Vegie Patch

Not much doing in the garden from now, so take the chance to reflect. Pausing to ponder keeps you on track for an easy to manage food garden. Without that pause you’ll just go on bashing your way through, expending twice as much energy as you need. So stop. Think for a minute. How is […]