Category Archives: SoilCare

16 September 2017 10:44am – Improving Sandy Soil

Anyone else have trouble keeping nutrients and structure in sandy soil? Looks like I’ll be putting together a batch of ‘dry method’ char and horse manure this weekend too! Has anyone else tried this? HOW TO PERMANENTLY IMPROVE YOUR SANDY … Continue reading

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16 September 2017 10:31am – Chillis, Toms and Greens

Market day! And more seedlings to pot up/plant out this arve (from top-left to right): red choi, 2x cayenne, sage, mustard, 2x roma toms, red chard/silverbeet, 2x jalapeno, another roma, basil, 3x jalapeno, basil :) That’ll bring our chilli crop to … Continue reading

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3 May 2017 8:11am – How to ID Your Soil Type

How to identify your soil type with one easy test.

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8 April 2017 12:50pm – Recognising Nutrient Deficiencies in Your Plants

Do you have difficulty identifying nutrient deficiencies in your plants? This is easily one of the best articles I’ve seen in a while – I’ll definitely be book-marking this for later reference! Plant Nutrients Explained: Everything You Ever Need To … Continue reading

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19 March 2017 7:51am – New Crop of Greens

And the first of the new greens are in! Phew! These beds were topped up with a layer of compost, a scattering of rooster booster, chopped up lucerne, a generous sprinkle of dolomite, and more compost. Then cos lettuce, green … Continue reading

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8 March 2017 7:54pm – Hot Composting

Limestone Permaculture have re-shared their hot composting info to their Facebook page, but for those who don’t have Facebook, I think its worth transcribing here. If you have the space, this is a great way to compost a larger quantity of material. … Continue reading

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23 February 2017 12:44pm – 7 Ways To Bring More Ecology To Your Farm

In our own way, we’ll be doing each of these up at The Farm (our ‘hedgerow’ will be mostly natives to attract local birds and pollinators, and create habitat), but you can achieve a lot of these in our own … Continue reading

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21 January 2017 9:20am – Tips For A More Productive Vegie Patch

Although they’re in the UK, this video has some good tips for getting more out of your vegie patch.

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6 October 2016 2:44pm – One Chicken Can ..

One Chicken Can … Did I mention how awesome chickens are :)

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22 August 2016 5:22pm – Denmark Is Going 100% Organic!

Wow! INCREDIBLE: Denmark Will Be The First Country On The Planet That Will Become 100% Organic!

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