March In The Vegie Patch

Autumn is well and truly at our place! Cold mornings and nights start to cool the soil down which in turn slows growth right down. May plantings will take much longer to mature than April plantings, taking longer again than March plantings. The moral of this story is to plant some winter stuff today. Sow […]

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. […]

March in the Vegie Patch

My favourite comment from a workshopee is this “I’m surprised at all the flowers – I thought you were all about the vegetables.” (There were of course vegetables enough to feed a small army amongst all those flowers). I don’t blame her for thinking that – my summer vegie patch does look more like a […]