Butterfly bother in the brassicas

Butterfly bother in the brassicas

So delicate and yet so destructive, the flutter of the white cabbage butterfly sends a chill down the spine of gardeners nurturing broccoli, cauliflower or Bok Choy in their vegetable patches. On a sunny morning, swarms of them can descend on a brassica patch, their...
Cherry Tomato & Silverbeet Pasta Sauce Recipe

Cherry Tomato & Silverbeet Pasta Sauce Recipe

Just a few cherry tomatoes! Picked from the vegetable garden mid April. Cherry tomatoes, sliced red onion, pine nuts, salt pepper and olive oil – roast for an hour or so at 200 Celsius. Meanwhile cook some chopped greens (silver beet and parsley here) Mix...
Fantastic Feijoas

Fantastic Feijoas

Whether you’re a keen home food gardener or a permaculture fanatic, harvesting fresh fruit all year round at home is a holy grail. To achieve this, we need to look further field than the fruits we buy from our local stores. In a changing climate, we need to diversify...