December Gardening Guide

December Gardening Guide

Need some advice on keeping your garden thriving this Summer? We're here to help with our December gardening guide. December gardening guide: MEDITERRANEAN climate Zone 0: Planning is well underway for the heat of summer – collecting jars and bottles for the summer fruit harvest, while Mum’s jam making has continued unabated from winter’s citrus marmalades through... View more
November Gardening Guide

November Gardening Guide

Our November gardening guide will tell you what you need to do in your garden this time of year, depending on which climate zone you’re in. MEDITERRANEAN climate Here's our November gardening guide for a mediterranean climate... Zone 0:  Spring cleaning is largely over, and yielded great opportunities to share no-longer-needed items with the community,... View more
Mushroom Pate

Mushroom Pate

Photo: ©Vegematarian  This is the best thing since sliced bread. My friend made it for me, and I was hooked. Now, while I’m someone who LOVES chicken liver pate,  I have to say this mushroom pate is also truly delicious. And I can only imagine how it would taste if you made it with home grown… View more

October Gardening Guide

October Gardening Guide

MEDITERRANEAN climate Zone 1: Perennial herbs are making their spring comeback: mint, sage, thyme are all taking off. Broad beans are up to shoulder height and it’s time to start picking the beans (some of them, as always, were meant be green manure but didn’t get dug in in time!). Lettuces, parsley and beets are... View more
September Gardening Guide

September Gardening Guide

[h4]MEDITERRANEAN climate[/h4]   Zone 0: Just when I ought to be getting my spring planting organised, I’m preoccupied with heading off for permaculture training – more on that later! Zone 1: Raised garden beds have had a quick sprinkle of seeds for a few more leafy greens before they get warm enough for the solanum vegies. The… View more

August Gardening Guide

August Gardening Guide

[h4]TROPICAL climate[/h4] Zone 0: Now is the time to start planning for the wet season garden. The current forecast is for a very dry wet season and perhaps an El Nino so look at water storage options in the yard. Swales will slow down the passage of rain through the property. Look at other possibilities for… View more

July Gardening Guide

July Gardening Guide

[h4]TROPICAL climate[/h4] Zone 0: Many of the wet season crops are now finished and need to be preserved for the long dry season. There are numerous ways of preserving each crop. You can store everything in the freezer in serve size packs. The serve size is determined by the use of the product. For example… View more