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An update on the Square Foot Garden

A few months ago I revealed my plans for a square foot garden. So, how are those plans going?

Five things I did this week

What on earth do I do all week? Well, here’s five things I did this week.

Baby chickens!

There’s some new arrivals in our flock!

Garlic development

The garlic should be ready for harvest… but is it?

Inside the gardening bucket

A look at the tools and equipment inside my yellow gardening bucket.

The spring garden

A seasonal tour of the garden: bed-by-bed.

Doin’ it with stile

I built something on the farm and now I don’t have to roll in cow poop!

What do we do with a broken shadehouse?

After a big storm recently, we’ve had to re-evaluate what we do with our shadehouse.

The bush cam

I got a new toy for my birthday and it’s absolutely revolutionised the pest and weed management of our native bush.

The dreaded garlic rust

One of the worst things that could happen to a garlic grower has struck us this year: rust. So, what will I do?

An update on the Square Foot Garden

A few months ago I revealed my plans for a square foot garden. So, how are those plans going?

Inside the gardening bucket

A look at the tools and equipment inside my yellow gardening bucket.

Planting potatoes

Potatoes can be planted as soon as the last frosts pass. Find out what to do now to great crop next season!

Cloche hoops

All about our wonderful cloche hoops – and how you can have them too.

Everything I know about looking after garlic

My main crops are half way through the season and I’m working on setting them up for good bulb growth in the next couple of months.

Square foot gardening

Low rainfall in summer each year means my garden always suffers. This year, I’m planning to share our water with one bed that really pumps… and grows everything.

How to grow ginger (Zingibar officiale)

A surprisingly simple and satisfying little crop to grow. Find out how to take a small piece from the supermarket and turn it into a year’s supply of ginger!

Everything I know about planting garlic

Everything I’ve learned about getting a successful garlic harvest in the ground.

Planting leeks

It’s time to plant leeks! There’s a bit of a trick to harvesting a good leek, so I thought I’d take a moment to show you how.

The giant compost pile

When life gives you organic matter, make compost.