November Gardening Guide

November Gardening Guide

[h4]MEDITERRANEAN climate[/h4]   Zone 0:  Spring cleaning is largely over, and yielded great opportunities to share no-longer-needed items with the community, as well as providing loads of carbon-rich compost material (i.e. paperwork)… Zone 1:  Tomato and capsicum seedlings are in raised garden beds. Some extra tomato seed and basil seed is in with them. The… 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 Update

October Update

Well we’re in the full swing of production mode again pulling together articles for issue three. It’s going to be another cracker.  Issue two is selling well and can be found at stockists around the country. Here is one of our newest stockists in Sydney; Orchard St, Elixir Bar. We also held our first course here… View more

October Gardening Guide

October Gardening Guide

[h4]MEDITERRANEAN climate[/h4]   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… 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