Growing Tomatoes Organically

Growing Tomatoes Organically

Homegrown tomatoes are a world away from bland supermarket fruits, no matter they’re common or heirloom. And growing heirloom tomatoes opens up a rainbow of possibilities, from Barry’s Crazy Cherry to Violet Jasper. Growing your own from seed to harvest in...
Herbal Teas: Grow, Infuse, Taste

Herbal Teas: Grow, Infuse, Taste

Herbs have been used for centuries for health benefits and one of the most common ways of taking them was through teas. Karen Sutherland, of Edible Eden Design, will guide you through their cultivation requirements and how to use them in herbal teas. Sip your way...
Spring Food Forest; Walk, Talk, Taste

Spring Food Forest; Walk, Talk, Taste

Take this rare opportunity for a seasonal walk around Karen’s own food forest, Gunyah in Pascoe Vale South. This class is an intimate guided tour and talk about what’s on offer in spring, from self seeding and long lived vegetables to a range of berries....
Feijoa Autumn Harvest

Feijoa Autumn Harvest

Feijoa is a classic backyard fruit beloved by New Zealanders.  There are few named varieties and it is a difficult fruit to find at the shops.  But why go shopping when this plant is so versatile and easy to grow at home? Feijoa sellowianaMammoth fruit...
Carob Harvest at Gunyah

Carob Harvest at Gunyah

The carob pods have taken almost a year to develop from flowers to pods and then ripen.  I can’t wait to pick and taste this years crop. The carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua) has been pruned to complement the garden design and provides valuable afternoon shade in...