A new generation of pest-eaters has arrived, with a nest of willie wagtails in one of our trees.
Whenever we have potatoes sprout in the cupboard, we plant them out in a spare garden bed. It costs nothing, and you typically get back about 5-10 times as many potatoes as you plant! Potatoes are also amazing for establishing new garden beds. They break up the ground, attract lots of worms, and leave a … [Read more…]
A tour around the Kiama Primary School permaculture garden, with lots of photos.
Kiama Primary School had the official opening of their permaculture garden on Friday, and I was fortunate enough to be able to attend. What an awesome garden they’ve built!
Unlike most whopper tales, this one comes with photos!
The notes from my recent presentation to Jamberoo Community Growers on swales.
The first series of Gourmet Farmer aired on SBS last year, and it’s back this year for Series 2. Is this Australia’s answer to Britain’s River Cottage?
Wow, what a day! I attended an all-day workshop, right here in Jamberoo, with Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm.
With proper storage and a little care, many varieties of pumpkins can be kept for 6-12 months without refrigeration. In fact, they get sweeter and tastier the longer you store them!
Why would you bother to grow your own pumpkins when they’re so cheap from the supermarket?