Category: autumn

The more I grow the more I cook (or at least play in the kitchen)

Another awesome adventure in abundance !!! Knowing where to go for your seasonal best is imperative for good health. Better still is learning what on earth to do with it once you’ve got it. Citrus are care of our backyard – just in time…

Coming up for air

Every now and again my head feels a little like this….. A little all over the shop. It seems to make sense if I can lay it all out – systems mapping at it’s finest. Get comfy, spread it all out, no electronic interruptions…

Learning from the curious

The opportunity to learn should be a right, but quite often I like to think of it as a gift. What a treat to meet someone that spark’s curiosity (or to be the one inspiring others) so much they want to find out more,…

Looking forward

You also need to look back, see where you’ve come from to make sense of the forward journey. So on my way back from the market garden,heading south  this is what I check out….. Feels a little like structured chaos. As of a few…

When I grow up…

…I wanted to be a florist. Full of colour, creativity and bringing people joy. A fragrant workplace, full of wonder. Funny how ideas manifest into reality. Our market garden has flowers which inspire curiousity, taste great, some have healing properties and most importantly fabulous for…

Making your bed

Bed is a happy place, when you get it just right it verges on magic. That’s what was happening today – preparing for magic. Checking the pH of the beds to make sure they’re in the optimum range of pH6 – pH7.5 means the…

Here we are

…….in this day, at this moment. A break in between the seemingly never ending rain, enjoying cooler autumn days, pockets of sunshine, garden observations.  Cucumbers have finished, zucchini not enjoying the cooler weather, kohlrabi plumping up nicely, rocket seedlings happy. Thankful for lessons learnt…