September In The Vegie Patch

September is all about greens – broccoli shoots for africa (so useful aren’t they!), cabbages, leeks, celery and leafy greens galore. Leafy greens are the best! They may not be as glamourous as a tomato or trendy as a kohlrabi, but they’re the easiest, by far and away the most nutritious and so very generous. […]

August in the Vegie Patch

August is our get ready for spring month. Wander your vegie patch and think about what you are going to sow and where. Order in whatever seeds you need… remember greencrops! Gobble up overwintering crops like carrots, parsnips and yams to create new space (and so they don’t go to waste). If you don’t have […]

July In The Vegie Patch

Even when its cold and frosty there’s plenty of food to be had from the garden. Here’s a quick round up of what we’re harvesting to inspire you to a four seasons vegie patch. Leafy greens abound – chard, spinach, parsley, kale, chickweed, cress, miners lettuce and rocket. Bok choy, broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage ripen […]

June In The Vegie Patch, My Favourite Winter Greens + Yams

I’m not the only one who loves winter. Some legumes are good with it and so are alliums, brassica’s, chard and spinach. Salads survive it, but very slowly so best get them under cover to keep them growing and providing leafy goodness to keep you strong. What to Sow and Plant and Do in June […]