Garden and Growing

Eat What You Grow – Spinach and Potato Slice

September 22, 2014
Eat What You Grow - Spinach and Potato Slice

We’ve got a lot of ‘green stuff’ growing in our garden at the moment. ‘Green stuff’ is the generic term used by my children to describe any green leafy vegetable. […]

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Making Homemade Chamomile Tea

February 3, 2014
Making Homemade Chamomile Tea

The firs time I tried to grow chamomile I carefully planted neat rows of seeds into nice fertile soil and watered them diligently, and, nothing happened. One stunted little plant […]

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Summer Garden

January 13, 2014
Summer Garden

The veggie garden is green and full and lovely at the moment. Some cooler summer days and loads of spring rain has made everything leafy and wild I can’t believe […]

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Eat What Your Grow – Spring Salad with Balsamic Dressing

October 21, 2013
Eat What Your Grow - Spring Salad with Balsamic Dressing

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 […]

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Kid Friendly Food Gardening – Autumn Harvest.

April 22, 2013
Kid Friendly Food Gardening - Autumn Harvest.

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 […]

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Kid Friendly Gardening – Summer Garden.

February 18, 2013
Kid Friendly Gardening - Summer Garden.

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 […]

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