Author: Adrian O'Hagan

Working with a Farmlette

A farmlette is a prior lawn that is converted into a food-producing plot at least 500 square feet in size, consisting of row crops grown directly in the ground.

Make a small-scale wicking bed

Wicking beds are well-known as a water-efficient way to grow your plants. Our backyard is one-third concrete, and as such wicking beds and wicking pots have been the best ways for us to grow in...

Rocoto Tree Chilli

In Melbourne, Rocoto is one chilli plant that can be grown all year round. Whilst severe or successive frosts can damage the plant, it usually recovers sufficiently to grow even bigger the next year.

Feverfew

The feverfew herb was used in the past to treat a variety of conditions such as headaches, arthritis, and as the name implies, fever!

More free soil!

Monica has organic soil in excess from her garden in Moonee Ponds. It is the best quality soil which she is offering for free so you may come and take a bit or a lot. Ideally...

Free soil!

Dan works at CERES, propagating pea shoots and sunflower sprouts for sale to greengrocers in Melbourne. And he’s got HEAPS of high quality soil which could be reused in garden and vegetable beds to give away. Want some?