Simple Homemade Jam

Simple Homemade Jam

There is something about making your own jam from the fruits of your own garden. Fresh and in season. I used to think that making jam could be difficult and time consuming, but I have learnt over the years that it can be as simple or as complicated as you like....
Nasturtiums

Nasturtiums

Nasturtiums are a culinary and medicinal flower/ herb that is high in vitamin C and have potent anti-viral and antibiotic properties.They also are also allegedly highly beneficial for nervous depression, constipation, indigestion, sore throats, sinus infections, and...
Planting a Tree

Planting a Tree

While it may seem evident on how to plant a tree, it can make a huge difference long term subject to the way you plant it in the first place – The difference between a tree that lives for 15 years, to a tree that lives to potentially over 200 years (depending on...
Wicking Beds

Wicking Beds

In recent months, after drought, fire and flood, I have had questions from friends and family and clients about wicking beds – What they are and would it be a benefit to them in their context. Wicking beds are something I use here at home, alongside other growing...
May Garden To Do List

May Garden To Do List

I have had a lot of questions about the things we do month by month to help not only maintain but add to our system. While the best time to have ‘planted a tree’ was 20 years ago, the next best time to start is now.Each little thing we do can and will help increase...