Baked Vegetables With A Difference

Baked Vegetables With A Difference

INGREDIENTS Chop up vegetables of your choice for baking, like potato, sweet potato, pumpkin, onion, beetroot, carrot, arrowroot, aerial potato, and parsnip 4 cloves garlic, chopped finely 1 knob ginger, chopped finely For each tray of vegetables you will need: 2 tbs honey 3 tbs oil INSTRUCTIONS Arrange vegetables in trays according to their baking… View more

June Gardening Guide

June Gardening Guide

[h4] MEDITERRANEAN Climate[/h4] Zone 0: The laundry is littered with wax from what was probably the last honey extraction for the season. Never say never though. With another unseasonally warm and dry autumn just drawing to a close, who knows what the blossoms – and hence the bees – will be up to next? Meanwhile… View more

May Gardening Guide

May Gardening Guide

[h4]TROPICAL climate[/h4] May in the Tropical garden Zone 0: The wet season officially ended at the end of April and the sea surface temperature is below 27 deg C so that is the end of the cyclone season for this year. The humidity is decreasing and the mould will stop growing in the bathroom. Zone… View more

Making Quick Compost

Making Quick Compost

For some reason I’ve always had a bit of a block against making quick compost. I’ve made slow compost, many times. Piles that sit there for months or years, doing their thing without much poking and prodding, kitchen scraps occasionally being tossed on top. I’ve read books on quick compost, I’ve talked about quick compost. I’ve… View more

On the road with Pip

On the road with Pip

Well after a bit of a breather, work on issue two has begun and it’s looking to be a cracking edition. Issue one has sold out through the website but they are still available in newsagents in the eastern states (sorry everybody else) and in some selected outlets.  There is a full list of newsagents… View more

April Gardening Guide

April Gardening Guide

[h4]TROPICAL climate[/h4] Zone 0: Time to sort the seeds you’ve been saving in the crisper of your fridge. Sort them into date order and plant the oldest first.  You can still order seeds by mail-order and they will be with you in a few days. Zone 1: Now is the best time to plant the… View more

Easy Egg Frittata

Easy Egg Frittata

If you have chooks in your garden, then you’ll nearly always have a meal on hand. Who needs takeaway when we can crack a few eggs, mix in some greens from the garden, bake it, and call it dinner? So easy, so delicious, and eggs are also incredibly nutritious (especially from chooks that are well… View more