Category Archives: Vegie Patch
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
What a great summary guide to companion planting for your vegie patch! Might be handy to print this for the wall for quick reference ..
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
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
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
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)
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
Although they’re in the UK, this video has some good tips for getting more out of your vegie patch.
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
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!