Category Archives: Vegie Patch

7 March 2017 6:58am – 6 Ways to Grow Potatoes

Do you grow potatoes? Unlike most places, here in south-east Queensland, potatoes are grown over winter so now is the time to be preparing beds and keeping an eye out for seed potatoes at your local produce store or online … Continue reading

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26 February 2017 3:25pm – Companion Planting Chart

What a great summary guide to companion planting for your vegie patch! Might be handy to print this for the wall for quick reference ..

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26 February 2017 8:52am – Producers vs Consumers of Organic Produce

Some interesting research between those who produce and those who consume organic foods, and Australia has the largest by far ‘room for growth’ when it comes to production! Yay :) The most organic countries in the world, in one map

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24 February 2017 6:25pm – Planting Guide for March

March is the traditional kick-off to the planting year here in the subtropics, and although the actually start of cooler, autumn weather seems to be getting later each year, its still worth a go at putting in some of the … 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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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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