A guest post from Monique Dare-Ward, giving a roundup of some of her favourite herbs that we can all grow in the backyard.
Kiama Council has been putting on a series of focus group workshops this week, on topics such as health, community, waste, and environment. Last night I participated in the Food workshop. What an awesome experience! The room at the Harbourside Brighton was packed with people passionate about all aspects of food – there was a … [Read more…]
A couple of years ago I bought a soil blocker with some birthday money. Incidentally, it was way cheaper to get it sent from the US than to buy it in Australia – something like 40% cheaper for exactly the same product made by the same manufacturer. It seems the manufacturer or distributor is not very … [Read more…]
Sometimes it takes me a while to get around to writing up these entries – last weekend I attended my first Illawarra Seedsavers meeting, and it was great. There were about 10 people at the meeting. Being my first, I didn’t know what to expect, but the other people were all very friendly and welcoming. … [Read more…]
If you’re into home gardening, don’t forget the SeedSavers meeting this afternoon at Dapto, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm. I’ll be there!
I just found out about this on the weekend, and am hoping to get there. Seedsavers groups are a great way to get organic, locally-adapted vegetable plants, as well as to meet like-minded people. Illawarra Seedsavers Network: “Preserve The Future Of Our Food” swapping seeds and planting material sharing gardening and seed saving tips locally … [Read more…]