Category Archives: Vegie Patch

18 February 2017 9:30am – Planting Planning

Yes, I know it’s still summer, but I just couldn’t wait to get started on my planting plan for this year! :D (with my trusty Companion Planting book in tow)

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10 February 2017 2:32pm – Heat Wave

If you have pets, particularly elderly ones, please take special care of them this weekend. Do whatever you can to keep them as cool as possible, mist their enclosures, check and change their water frequently (chooks will avoid drinking warm … 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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12 November 2016 9:16am – A Pleasant Surprise

A pleasant surprise! I spotted what I thought was one eggplant resting on the grass and decided to prop it up … it wasn’t just *one* eggplant .. I can see bbq eggplant vegie stacks in our future. yum yum … Continue reading

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12 November 2016 9:10am – Seedlings!

There was a guys selling seedlings, inc a lot of different chillis, at the markets, and we couldn’t resist :)¬†also, bought more mint and chives from the herb lady :) Yum!

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1 November 2016 10:00am – Succession Planting Spreadsheet Template

Does anyone else have trouble keeping track of their succession planting? Here’s a handy spreadsheet to try out. SUCCESSIONAL PLANTING SPREADSHEET TOOL

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17 October 2016 4:59pm – Silverbeet for dinner

Collected the silverbeet for dinner just in time! Here comes the rain! :D http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDR503.loop.shtml#skip

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17 October 2016 4:00pm – Tom Season

Toms, glorious Toms :) And this is after throwing 4 double-handfuls of stung ones at the chooks. Having a much better season this year, but the pink eggs are already starting to get burnt, so there probably won’t be many … Continue reading

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8 October 2016 8:40am – Herbs

Market trip done, and more herbs and mixed greens for the new bed and filling in gaps in others :) As today is predicted to get to over 30C, these little guys won’t be planted until late today, then the … Continue reading

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5 October 2016 5:34pm – Reading Spot

The latest OG arrived in the mail today, so i have some catch-up reading to do! And what better place to do it?

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