It was a warm weekend here on the Pickle Farm, and sunny weather in mid-October means it’s time to start planting seeds in the garden. So the kids and I […]
We’ve eaten our way through all the delicious spring and summer veggies we planted and now that the weather has turned chilly it’s just about time to give up on […]
Our food garden is at it’s peak production right now. With lots of long sunny days and lots of lovely bore water things are growing, fruiting and ripening and we […]
One of the goals for our kid friendly good garden is to have a go at growing the fruit and veggies that we like to eat. Sometimes that is easy, […]
We are staring down the end of spring here, and the garden is bursting into life! All our hard work of planting seeds and digging and mulching is beginning to […]
This a guest post from the lovely Laney from Crash Test Mummy. Broad beans (also know as Fava Beans) are not the sexiest vegetable in the garden, and if you […]
Spring is in full force around here. There are now just as many warm days as there are cold ones and the nights are a little less freezing than usual. […]
We’ve spent most of the wet winter months dreaming and planning our food garden, and finally spring is here! The return of the sunshine and the longer days means it’s […]
It’s freezing cold outside. It is frosty and icy almost every morning and there is more mud than grass in our paddocks. But, the days are getting longer and the […]
The zucchinis are done, and the cucumbers long gone. We picked the last of the pumpkins on the weekend, and collected the beans that we left to dry out on […]
If you follow my facebook page you will already know that we have collected our first honey from our hive yesterday! At the moment we are squeezing the honey from […]
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Hi, I'm Kate.
Once I was a preschool teacher...
kids, an overgrown veggie
garden, a messy
kitchen, and an obsession with printables,
all on ten acres of weeds!
That's life on the Pickle Farm.
Now that I have finally mastered the homemade muesli bar I make a batch every week, sometimes twice a week. My kids never seem to tire of them, but I […]
All week my small boy had been asking me for a ‘face-man’. After a lot of questioning and frustrated repetitions of his ‘face-man’ request I finally figured out out… he […]
It’s funny the things your youngest child seems to skip over in favour of other, more ‘grown up’ things. And then all of a sudden you realise that your three […]
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