Strawberries Are Back!

Bunches of Camerosa strawberry runners from Kat's Garden are now available in packs of 10.

Sending Mondays.

ripening strawberries mulched with a sheet of plastic

LATEST POSTS

Improving soils organically

A deep dive into everything you need to know about your garden’s soils and improving them naturally.

June in the garden

June in the garden

Winter doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do in the garden. Find out what needs doing, and what can be planted in June.

May in the garden

May in the garden

As the weather turns cooler, there’s still a few jobs to keep you busy in the garden.

Hi, I’m Kat,

I live in Te Hiku (Far North), New Zealand near the Bay of Islands with my partner Richard, our two dogs, three cats, six cows, 11 hens, and our rooster, Tommy.

A few years ago we managed to purchase a 15 hectare lifestyle block complete with regenerating native forest and paddocks. This website is where I record our adventures, experiments, ideas, projects, and plans.

I also sell some of the things I grow. Check out the store to see what’s available!Mastodon

Kat
Magical mushrooms

Magical mushrooms

Mushrooms are popping up all over our paddock, and we are enjoying the hunt!

April in the garden

April in the garden

Now autumn is in full swing, it’s time to start preparing your winter gardens and putting some care into your fruit trees.

A new driveway

A new driveway

Some major work has been occurring in the subdivision that will make visiting us easier and more pleasant.

Banana loaf

Banana loaf

An easy, delicious version of this classic way to use a prodigious banana harvest.

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