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Looking back

November has well and truly set in.  The golden and red leaves are dropping and the nights have drawn in.  As we move into winter, it is time to look back and reflect on this years season, the successes and failures.  544 more words


022: Just a small garden

Chelsi was excited, it was the first official day, of her first official workshop. She smiled at the small group of woman standing beside her with her hoe was in her hand. 1,304 more words


New Moon and Autumn Equinox

A short update this week, as I prepare for our yearly “harvest & gratitude sharing” potluck with friends. Saturday is the autumn equinox, which marks the beginning of the darker half of the year. 431 more words

Weekly Peek

March, last quarter moon

I really enjoyed the workshop last Friday! We went through a lot of content, even though we couldn’t be as much outside as I had hoped for because of the wind. 625 more words

Weekly Peek

Is a Soil Test Worth It?

For a backyard organic gardener the answer is probably not; for a commercial grower with acres under cultivation, soil testing should be done. Many gardeners may disagree and find soil testing valuable, but I’ll tell why I don’t send soil to a lab for testing. 344 more words


March, full moon

Right, you’ve inspired me to keep posting these weekly garden tips, so here it comes! We’re moving into the first weeks of autumn here in Wellington. 484 more words

Weekly Peek

Getting on with January Tasks

Before the end of the month I need to make sure I am top of my January tasks for the month.  Top of the list for this weekend is to improve my soil quality.   174 more words