30th June 2016
Update of the staggered replacement page of the chicken management section, including an added paragraph on banding chickens so you can easily identify the age of your chickens.
12th June 2016
Profile of my favourite mandarin.
30th May 2016
Explains the benefits of using mint boxes to store seeds in.
This month the topic is working out the ideal size of veggie patch for you .
4th May 2016
Link to flyer about a regular mindfulness meditation that is held at my house and garden on the second Saturday of each month.
27th April 2016
Explains how to save eggplant seeds.
8th April 2016
REGULAR VOICE FM RADIO TALK SEGMENT: Siting and building Raised vegetable beds
Details of month's regular gardening talk on Ballarat radio station Voice FM .
28rd March 2016
A look a at a favourite lettuce of mine; Little Gem
23rd March 2016
Details of a talk I will be giving on 16th April on food garden design and management.
22nd March 2016
The latest Ballarat and District planting guide update; changes to Brussels sprouts, spinach and pea planting time (only minor corrections).
16th March 2016
Gives details of Urban Food Garden PowerPoint talks and workshops that I offer to community groups, schools and the general public.
8th March 2016
Gives details of the mini food gardening talks I will be giving at the Community Garden harvest Festival on Sunday 20th March.
8th February 2016
Explains my method for killing a chicken.
26th November 2015
I have updated the seedling transplant chart introducing a sub category of single cell seedlings and moving some vegetable varieties from the very difficult to difficult category.
23rd October 2015
Explains how to make a two seedling tray propagation box using an aquarium heater.
23rd August 2015
Gives details about a master class on growing veggies that I will be running at Garden of Saint Erth in Blackwood (central Victoria)
17th August 2015
I have updated the Ballarat and District Seed Planting guide, no major changes but there have been some minor ones.
12th August 2015
Looks at the practice of cycle mulching, which governs when and how much you spread mulch on your vegetable beds depending on climatic conditions.
6th August 2015
Updated the the Advantages and Disadvantages of Mulch page giving a more detailed explanation and adding some illustrations.
23rd July 2015
Updated the Seed Collection seed company review in the Useful links section