Seedlings

Pruning of Lavender, Rosemary and Perennial Basil

Pruning of Lavender, Rosemary and perennial Basil Lavender, rosemary, perennial basil and other woody herbal shrubs will stay compact and produce more flowers when you prune them at least twice a year, once just before spring and the second time during mid-summer. This week, with the moon waning, is the ideal time to do some […]

Asparagus

Companion plants for Asparagus

Companion Plants for Asparagus Companion planting increases yield and minimizes the potential for fungal and insecticidal problems. Asparagus grows well with: basil, tomato, nasturtium and parsley. It doesn’t grow well with: onion, garlic and potatoes. Remember to allow enough space between plants to ensure proper air circulation, this will reduce the development of fungal diseases […]

Cabbage

Companion plants for Cabbage, Roses and Brinjals

Companion Plants for Cabbage, Roses and Brinjals Benefit the growth of your cabbages by interplanting with Sage, Rosemary and Thyme that will help to repel the cabbage butterfly. If you can’t grow it in between the cabbages then use the herb leaves as a mulch at the base of the plants and repeat as often […]

Sunflower

Three great reasons to do Biodynamic Gardening

Three great reasons to do Biodynamic Gardening: High Quality Seasonal Produce: Taste your own home grown veggies and compare it against a store bought product – you make the call. • Personal contribution: You become part of an ever growing global community that knows that their efforts are contributing to a healthier planet. • Reduce […]

Beetroot

Organic Beetroot

Organic Beetroot Become healthier with home grown, organic beetroot. It is easy to grow and packed with goodness. A great source of carbohydrates without any fat, high in fiber, antioxidants which help to fight various diseases and folic acid. Even the young leaves are edible, a great source of iron, foliate and beta-carotene. To make […]