MARCH PLANTING GUIDE

marchplantingguide

Here in Queensland it is time to start thinking about potatoes. March & April are the perfect time to get them in the ground. For those who are affected by frost it is also a great one time to get them in as you should see a harvest before the … Read More . . .


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Simple Yeast Bread Recipe

You know the days your just not organised? Well this often happens and we run out of bread. I like to make sourdough however you must have your starter ready to go. Needless to say I have a back plan on the days we need a loaf of bread. This loaf of bread is easily Read More . . .

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Garden Share Collective : March 2015

Welcome to another round of the Garden Share Collective, which is a group of avid gardeners who share their adventures in their veggie patches. This month I have contended with ex-cyclone Marcia and as you can see I have seedlings that are waiting patiently to go into the soil. Take a squizz at the end Read More . . .

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Potato, Leek & Spring Onion Soup

This week we had our interns start with us on the farm. Part of the learning is about harvesting veggie from the garden. I have a bit of a haphazard mess at the moment in the patch but after summer order is always returned. As we started preparing our beds for planting we harvested a Read More . . .

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DIY : POWDERY MILDEW SPRAY

Powdery mildew hits pretty hard during the wet months of January and February on the farm. From past experience there are a few little tricks you can try to help minimize the fungal disease. The disease spreads white powdery spots on the leaves and stems of plants, thriving in high humidity and moderate temperatures. Treating powdery Read More . . .

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7 HEALTHY BREAKFAST RECIPES

I love breakfast and, it is the most important meal of the day and definitely not worth skipping - ever. Here are a few of my favourites that grace our table to kick start our day on the farm. Isla's favourite is the chia pudding with mango which is perfect this time of year thanks Read More . . .

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WE HAVE DUCKS

How cute are they? For the past few months I have heard these ducks quaking happily next door while I potter around the shed. Turns out our neighbours are moving and they needed a new home. Lucky for us I love all things with feathers, so I was happy to give them a new home Read More . . .

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PUMPKIN RAVIOLI RECIPE

Pumpkin is one of the two foods that Isla loves. Now that she wants to independently feed herself I have made dishes that can easily be picked up by a ten month old hand. I don't believe in catering for her alone so we all eat the same thing, just slight variations. For Isla she Read More . . .

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Poor Man’s Mango Picker

This year mango season has been more bountiful than ever and with a few trees around our neighbourhood we are replenishing our stores. My friend Benjie came around last week for a visit and we did a little DIY and fashioned a poor man's mango picking stick. We have a beautiful mango tree on our Read More . . .