Seeds galore, now in store!

Giant Leaf Basil Seeds

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.

Controlling garden pests without visiting a garden centre

So you’ve planted a pandemic garden – and now the snails are attacking! What can you do without leaving your house?

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!

Hello, new cows

The story of how we got our new angus-cross heifers: Taco, Nacho, Burrito, Goulash, Meatball, and Meatloaf.

A buttload of mulch

I got an offer I couldn’t refuse: a giant ball of mouldy hay.

Makin’ bacon

When life gives you a pig, make bacon!

The name on everybody’s lips is gonna be…

Roxy is the newest addition to The Outpost. This is the story of how she came to live with us.

Animal tales, part 2

Nature gets very random when given the chance. Some more animal tales from The Outpost.