Category: biodiversity in the garden

What the garden has taught me

Gardens are incredibly satisfying places to hang out. They also instill an incredible amount of wonder and a feeling of awe as well as providing something juicy for your next meal. If you make enough time to go slowly in the morning, you’ll see…

Eat your greens

How many times did you hear this as a kid? Tedious – I know. Boiled to within moments of turning into an unrecognizable form. Ever found something lurking up the back of the fridge you just weren’t sure what it was? When you have…

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…

The Way of The Watermelon

  AAhhh the taste of summer. The vine seems to grow for months and then finally you notice the tiniest glimmer of a fruit. Check back in a week or two and it seems as if someone has got the bike pump out and…

Wonder bowl

Ever wonder where your food comes from ? Thought about how much energy it takes ? Know the person who grew it ? Maybe the region it came from ? Every now & again I do. It’s pretty cool to actually know a few…

Gardening for the Soul

Coolest thing about growing and edible garden, is you get to eat your experiments. It’s not like doing the dishes where you have the instant gratification of clean dishes but in no time flat, hey ho! they’re dirty. Gardening is great for the soul….

Salad days

Last day of winter, and there’s markers of the seasonal change all around. Brassicas (broccoli here) flower merrily, days are longer minute by minute, grass is growing a little quicker. Rainbow colours planted to stir fry, salads in next level for diversity, grab &…

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…