February In The Vegie Patch And How To Save Tomato Seeds

Sow Tray sow silverbeet, spring onion, onion, celery Direct sow dwarf beans, basil, beetroot, radish, kohlrabi, carrots, parsnips, fennel. I’ll sow my last lot of carrots and parsnips on the 6th and 7th (root moon). They’ll be mature by the time the soil cools off (although who knows how this season will roll!) and keep […]

How to Save Tomato Seed

Having your own little seed bank is solid. I like knowing that we’ll never be hungry. I’m fussy about the seed I save, choosing tomatoes that are pest and disease resilient (eg: Island Bay Italians hardly bothered by the psyllids last year, Russian Reds not impacted by the verticulum wilt this year), vigorous, unfussy growers […]