Tag Archive: growing

Preparing your garden for extended dry periods and drought.

Following on from my blog about preparing your garden for extremely hot days, and as we head into summer, I thought a bit of advice of preparing your garden for extended dry periods… Continue reading

Preparing your garden for extreme weather events.

It is not your imagination, according to http://www.climate commission.gov.au , there are more extreme weather events occurring. The hottest day, the worst frosts, strongest winds etc So over the next few weeks I… Continue reading

Growing Spring Onions all year.

It can be a bit confusing when talking about spring onions (or are they shallots or are they scallions) as there are lots of small onions with lots of different names, but when… Continue reading

10 EASIEST VEGGIES TO GROW IN POTS INFOGRAPHIC

I get alot of questions about what veggies to grow in pots, thanks to the work that I did on that vertical garden last year. Growing veggies in pots is a great way… Continue reading

How to grow Broccoli Sprouts- the new Superfood!

K so it has been a week and I am now eating my nutritious broccoli sprouts. They are delicious, crisp, nutty and a little bit hot in the way radishes are, but softer.… Continue reading

Sprouting seeds and growing micro greens inside this winter.

I have decided to have a go at growing my own sprouts and micro greens. Why? A few reasons: Firstly I love the flavour and crunchiness of sprouts and although micro greens are… Continue reading

How to keep Chickens laying in Autumn and Winter

Maintaining egg production during autumn and winter I love to eat fresh organic eggs, but even the best quality commercial product cannot compare to home produced eggs. I have been very disappointed over… Continue reading

How to make Beetroot Relish

  I like to grow beetroot all year round by planting around 20 seeds a month. Now this normally allows enough for everyday salads, roasting and juicing, but every so often I get… Continue reading

The last of the summer vegetables

The last of the summer vegetables It is not too late to put in a final crop of summer vegetables. So take some time this week to look at what has grown well… Continue reading

What Plants Grow Best on a Balcony Garden?

The biggest issue that you will face in your productive balcony is making sure that you plant things that you know you are going to eat lots of, and producing enough of them… Continue reading