We would like to runs some events this year where we give back to our community in a food gardening related way. Do you have any ideas, suggestions or contacts that can help us to work out what, why…Continue
We have some free food plant seedlings here for any LFG member who wants some. They have come from a wholesale nursery so we have hundreds of them. The varieties are Chinese cabbage, eggplant,…Continue
We are looking for a good place to store our LFG trailer. We would like:The location to be within about 5km of Slacks creek. Preferably undercover but not essentialOut of site of the roadEasy to…Continue
Well it is great to have all this rain. It is a bit of a shame about LEAF, but happy that my garden is wet for a change. I had been really concerned that we had entered our dry season after has such a dry summer. I thought we had missed our chance for soil wetting rain. I am so happy that this rain is recharging the soil and filling my empty rainwater tanks. I am also really happy that I have increased my water storage capacity by 3000 litres recently.
My new rainwater…Continue
I would like to share with you the things I put in my bread mix to make the most awesome bread (and the reasons why). It is not sour dough and it is not spelt, but it is awesome anyway. I put all the ingredients in the breadmaker and put it on timer to be ready in the morning. When I put it on timer it makes a much better loaf of bread.
2 c white flour (not organic as the organic I have bought from Woollies does not make a good bread)
1 c wholemeal flour
Wow my garden keeps getting better and better. The soil is getting better so the plants are growing better and producing more. I also have more garden beds than I have had in the past, so I have more opportunities to grow a greater variety and quantity of vegies. This all adds up to food growing heaven.
In the weekend I did a big clean up of junk that had been lying around and sent my hubby off to the dump. It feels good to have the yard looking productive AND tidy (well…Continue
I have desperately been trying to correct a nutrient deficiency in some of my brassicas. They look a bit like the attached photo. I have just realised my error. This is an ornamental cabbage and not an eating cabbage!!! So the white and purple are to look pretty in flour arrangements and are not a nutrient deficiency!!! My friend who works at a wholesale nursery gave them to me (along with a variety of others), so he probably didn't realise they were ornamentals!!!
I am so…Continue