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Harvesting Potatoes

Harvesting Potatoes

Harvesting potatoes (and our hot tips for storing potatoes for long keeping)… Harvesting potatoes is a new year tradition we have enjoyed in our family for quite a few years! We do snaffle potatoes earlier in the season (by bandicooting and removing select plants to free up space in the garden). However the majority of… View more

Pruning Citrus

Pruning Citrus

Pruning citrus can often have folks bamboozled, as they’re often either full of fruit or blossoms. Simon Marshall, landscape designer, permie and pruner to the stars gives us the basics on how, when and why you might think about pruning citrus trees.by Simon MarshallThere are several reasons why you may want to prune a citrus tree. To… View more

Chicken Breeds Chart

Chicken Breeds Chart

This chicken breeds chart includes the most common chicken breeds available in Australia with a guide to the characteristics of each breed. Find out which backyard hen is best for you. Breed Good layer Meat chicken Easy care Can fly Broody tendency Good mothers Roost in trees Easy to breed Large eggs Friendly Heritage breed… View more

Easy Tomato Passata Recipe

Easy Tomato Passata Recipe

It’s tomato season, and Monique Miller from CERES in Melbourne is gearing up for the second year of the Crowd Saucing project!  Here we’re sharing her two top tips to keep your tomatoes a little longer: easy tomato passata and a simple, low-tech, DIY version for those without a passata press… Words by Monique Miller Even if it’s not been… View more