Seeds galore, now in store!

Giant Leaf Basil Seeds

Xeronema callistemon (Poor Knight’s Lily)

How I fell in love with and acquired a new native plant for my collection.

5 veges you can grow without screwing up

My top-5 most fool-proof vegetables that anyone can grow?

Things I wish I knew when I had a container garden

A decade ago, I started on my gardening journey in a collection of pots on an inner-city balcony. Here are the things I wish I knew then.

My favourite herbs

A look into how I grow, and cook with a selection of some of the herbs growing at The Outpost.

How does the garden grow?

A spring update from the garden.

Interpreting my soil test

After receiving my soil test results, I’ve spent some time interpreting the results, and thinking about how I can amend the soil to be its best.

Taking soil samples

I decided to get a soil test done on my garden. This week, I’m taking soil samples and sending them away to the lab.

Garlic Bread

A simple garlic and herb bread recipe.

How to learn how to grow stuff

So you want to learn to grow stuff? Here are my favourite gardening resources to follow and learn from.

Growing fresh food from kitchen ingredients

Even if you can’t buy seeds, you can still grow a lot with common kitchen and supermarket ingredients.

Xeronema callistemon (Poor Knight’s Lily)

How I fell in love with and acquired a new native plant for my collection.

Garlic harvest 2020

Now the garlic is out of the ground, I take a look at how I did this year.

The shed

Probably the most-procrastinated and disliked tasks since we moved here is now done!

The egg thief

It turns out our dog, Roxy, and our free-range chickens are… not a good fit.

Fixing the orchard

How our neglected and overgrown orchard gained redemption.

5 veges you can grow without screwing up

My top-5 most fool-proof vegetables that anyone can grow?

Things I wish I knew when I had a container garden

A decade ago, I started on my gardening journey in a collection of pots on an inner-city balcony. Here are the things I wish I knew then.

Piggy grumps

What do you do when a pig gets into your garden? Well, I have a bit of experience with that one…

My favourite herbs

A look into how I grow, and cook with a selection of some of the herbs growing at The Outpost.

Cleaning troughs

With the nicer weather comes some essential lifestyle-block spring cleaning!