Make An Instant Vegie Patch

Today is for the beginner veggie gardeners – a quick and easy way to get your gardens off to a strong start. I remember how daunting starting is – so I’m keeping it simple. You and me together, we got this. Before we transform your balcony/ lawn/ paddock to a garden of Eden, let’s set […]

May In The Vegie Patch

Direct sow Greencrops – lupins, broadbeans, phacelia, wheat, oats, mustard or barley. Kings Seeds Autumn Manure Mix is awesome. Grow as many greencrops as you can fit. Here’s how to sow a greencrop. Corn salad and miners lettuce – sweet little winter/ spring cut and come again greens. Sow them once, let them self seed and […]

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 […]

How to repair dry, tuckered out soil

Keeping soil moist through summer is not about litres and litres of water. It’s a team effort of grunty homemade compost, little and often watering, being weedfree, planting in guilds and at all times keeping the soil covered with mulch or a living mulch. All these things come together so that even when it doesn’t […]