Whats happening in the patch?

What a slow start it has been to the growing season... Here in Oz we have had a mixture of weather conditions which has left many plants confused and I dare say some gardeners too. My main focus in the patch has been to keep everything well watered and consistent watering. What do I mean?…

Growing Vegetables in Winter

    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…

Busy Bees

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…

Spring is in the air and a new beginning

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…