The poor vegetable patch has been neglected since the big move, so I spent the whole weekend cleaning the raised garden-beds. Last seasons vegetables were pulled out to make room for the new seedlings. I pulled all the weeds out and dug a few bags of compost into each of the raised garden … More Growing Vegetables in Winter
What has been happening in the vegetable patch this month?The veggie patch has had a slow start to the spring season. It has been a tough few months for a lot of the plants due to the inconsistent weather. A majority of the vegetables and herbs have been slow to put on new growth, especially … More Busy Bees
Spring has finally arrived and it is time to start thinking about the type of vegetables and herbs to grow in the garden. Every year I buy an assortment of plants with no plan in mind as to where they will be planted. However, this year I wanted to try something different by drawing up … More Spring is in the air and a new beginning
G’day everyone, Back this week is ‘Hanging in the Patch’ and what I am planting for winter. Because the weather has cooled down the white cabbage moth and most of the caterpillars are no longer active. May is usually a good time of year to start planting all the winter vegetables because there is less pest … More Hanging in the Patch – New season stock
G’day everyone, Over the last few weeks my family and I have been gathering all the wild blackberries from around the property. These last few years we have let the wild blackberry bushes grow so that we can harvest the fruit during the summer and make jams and relishes. Now that they have started to … More Hanging in the Patch – Blackberry Crazy!