June In The Vegie Patch, Perennial Leeks + Yam Patience

Hurrah for winter! It took a while, but we got there. Hurrah for a natural end to pests, to the slowing down of weed growth and a break from the intensity of the autumn vegie patch. Hurrah to hibernating ladybirds – a good sign for next seasons beneficial insect population. What to Sow and Plant […]

February in the Vegie Patch – Cabbage Whites & Hot Days

Aside from keeping everything alive with regular watering and feeding, our most pressing job is sowing and planting the winter food garden. No mean feat when it’s hot and dry. Planting Tips for Hot Days Use the evening for all of your planting and pricking on Pre soak trays of seedlings before planting out Water […]