May In The Vegie Patch

The last of the zinnias, the first of the leeks, greencrops beneath protective fabric, brassicas and compost piles galore – May in a nut shell. Here’s all you need to know about your vegie garden tasks for May. Direct sow Greencrops – lupins, broadbeans, phacelia, wheat, oats, mustard or barley. Kings Seeds Autumn Manure Mix […]

Make a No Dig, Perennial Garden

Densley planted perennials make the easiest care, best looking gardens of all. Herbs, picking flowers, nectar/ pollen rich flowers for bees and beneficials, fruit, natives – you name it!, jam them all in together for a garden that beats out weeds, flowers year round and provides food and medicine. Beautiful and useful – my kinda […]

March In The Vegie Patch

Clear starry nights, cool, dewy mornings and that special golden hue in the evening sky are all signs that Autumn is moving in. Those cool mornings and nights slowly begin to cool the soil, which in turn slows soil life + plant growth. May plantings take much longer to mature than April plantings, taking longer […]

January In The Vegie Patch + Autumn Crops A Go Go

January is an opportunity to extend our summer crops. To create a lovely continuity after our current crops call it quits. Successional planting/ sowing is the proper name. Let’s just call it – not going hungry, little and often planting, or production plus  And while we’re at it, let’s think about dinner in Autumn. Let’s […]