April In The Vegie Patch

Winter draws ever closer, and tough choices need to be made. Do you have enough room for all your winter crops or does something have to give. Is it time for summer crops to go? And time is of the essence people, the nights are cooling and mornings are dewy. Those cool nights set the […]

May In The Vegie Patch

Things To Do In The Vegie Patch This Month Leave nothing bare! Soil prefers to be growing stuff – a crop, greencrop or just leave the weeds. Yes, truly – weeds! Living roots keep your soil happening. Next best alternative is to tuck it up under a thick layer of mulch. Make lots of compost. […]

May in the Vegie Patch

Cool things to do in the vegie patch this month Leave nothing bare! The ultimate (for soil health) is to grow something – a crop, greencrop or just leave the weeds. Yes, truly – weeds! Living roots keep your soil happening. Next best alternative is to tuck it up under a thick layer of mulch. […]

May in the Vegie Patch

Two outside summer crops remain productive at my place – December planted Russian Reds and Rainbow Chard. Is there a more beneficient crop than chard? Who else can cross from baking hot January to dewy cold May without flinching? When saladings run out there’s finely sliced chard instead; into every soup, casserole and frittata a […]