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.
When life gives you organic matter, make compost.
How I fell in love with and acquired a new native plant for my collection.
My top-5 most fool-proof vegetables that anyone can grow?
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.
A look into how I grow, and cook with a selection of some of the herbs growing at The Outpost.
A spring update from the garden.
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.
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.
So you want to learn to grow stuff? Here are my favourite gardening resources to follow and learn from.
Even if you can’t buy seeds, you can still grow a lot with common kitchen and supermarket ingredients.
So you’ve planted a pandemic garden – and now the snails are attacking! What can you do without leaving your house?
In the middle of a pandemic, what can you grow to keep you and your family fed and healthy this winter?
When should you use seeds, and when can you get away with a few seedlings?
Need to get some seeds growing indoors in trays? Here’s some tips from my garden.
Between sowing seeds in trays, and transplanting them outdoors, they need pricking out. Find out what that means and how to do it.