Keep up to date with what seeds are planting now! Learn new tips and tricks, ideas about vegetable gardening, recipes and everything in between. We’ll be regularly updating, so keep an eye out for more!

Four different types of mulch

Marvellous Mulch

With an ever-warming climate and increasingly unpredictable weather patterns, there has never been a better time to understand the joys of mulch. Mulch is an integral part of our vegetable and ornamental gardening journey, read on for all the reasons to add mulch to your gardening routine. What is Mulch? Mulch, quite simply, is a…

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Seedlings growing in Jiffy Pots

January In The Garden

January 2021 Beetroot can be sown in cool and temperate climates this month, easy to germinate, requiring very little attention and they are an excellent and attractive addition to any vegetable garden. Growing in full sun or part shade they can be planted in rows or simply use them as gap fillers. Thinnings and young…

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Red and Green Christmas vegetables on a kitchen table

December In The Garden

December 2020   Pumpkin seeds can be planted in all but tropical gardens this month, quick to germinate they will thrive when planted in high quality, compost rich soil and in full sun. If allowed, they will spread far and wide, so if you are short on space why not have a go at growing…

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Old seed box

Sowing Seed

There is something special about planting a seed, tending to it and watching it grow into a strong healthy plant. It is such a simple joy and one we humans have done for an eternity, but, for many in today’s modern world the thought of growing their own vegetables, herbs or flowers from seed can…

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These Money Maker Tomatoes produces large red fruit on a climbing vine.

Tomatoes in Focus

Eating fresh homegrown tomatoes is one of life’s great pleasures. Whether you are planting and growing tomatoes for saucing, salads or anything in between, there is a variety to suit your needs. With a few basic tips you can easily grow your own tomatoes from seed in your vegetable garden or balcony. Climbing (indeterminate) varieties…

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silverbeet quiche on old wooden table

Silverbeet Quiche

With silverbeet now picking in many vegetable gardens and others still sowing seed and seedlings, this delicious but simple quiche is perfect for a weekend lunch or light dinner. Alternatively, serve with a fresh salad for a complete meal. We made this recipe with rainbow chard, but leafy greens such as spinach or mizuna will…

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Compost And Composting

Welcome to our first blog.  When we started to think about a topic to write for our very first blog we began brainstorming about what we wish we had known when we started our journey.  A long list of ideas were drawn (some will feature in upcoming blogs) and discussed – in length. Finally, alongside…

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