Category Archive: home gardening

Preparing your garden and potted plants for summer holidays.

As we head into the festive season and the traditional time for most Australian households to take a break, I thought I would share with you some of the things I do to… Continue reading

Beans- one of the easiest vegetables to grow.

Beans are easy to grow and are one of the most prolific warm season vegetables you can grow. There is no comparison between a fleshly picked organic bean and a shop bought bean.… Continue reading

Where to buy Australian Finger Lime Plants

I am often asked on the blog about purchasing Finger Lime plants and seeds. The two main questions I am asked are: Should I buy seeds or plants? And Where can I purchase… Continue reading

Changing the world – one garden at a time.

Just a follow up on from last week’s post where I asked people to let me know how much backyard food production is happening in their neighbourhood, which has led me to put… Continue reading

How much home grown food production is happening in your local area?

I am forever extolling the virtues of the backyard veggie garden and have been heartened by the increase in interest in home grown food over the last decade but I still think there… Continue reading

Get Growing – why not start today!

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to start a veggie garden or grow more of your own food, but you don’t know where to start or you are having trouble getting… Continue reading

Maintaining the rage- Plant NOW for a continual harvest into late Summer and early Autumn

Things always get a bit hectic around my place at this time of the year and what usually suffers is my successive planting in the vegetable garden. Then in January and February I… Continue reading