Pumpkin, Melon + Kumara – hurrah!

Action stations my gardening friends! Block yourself out as much garden time as you can manage this month. You’ll find me toe deep in soil every weekend. Summer goodies need to well and truly get underway. Sow seed and prep beds (I cant imagine life without my Forksta!) for long term crops like pumpkin, melon and […]

October In The Vegie Patch

October is when seed raising peaks. It makes it easier, this busyness, when you know it’s just for a short burst. It settles down again come December when all the long term crops are well and truly in and we go back to little and often sowing for continuity of supply. There’s a bit of […]

Inspired In October

Get Inspired This October! October 21st is my one and only Open Day for the year. October 28th “The Abundant Vegie Patch” (my favourite workshop!), is off on another adventure. I’m super excited to be bringing it to Ruth’s Gardens in Helensville. Grab the chance – I’m coming to you Auckland! The Background Hum To […]

October in the Vegie Patch

October checklist and things to do Get your zucchini, cucumber, pumpkin, corn, tomato and pepper beds ready to grow. These are all heavy feeders and need rotten manure, compost, seaweed – that kind of business.  Add it now, so the soil can incorporate and percolate. Be sure of robust stakes and frames for beans and […]