Tips & resources to grow your own food on your balcony, deck or patio Last year I lived in a house with no backyard. It had a south facing deck that got no sun in the winter and was too
An introduction to finding edible plants in the suburbs & city What is urban foraging? You don’t need to be in the bush to forage your dinner. The term urban foraging refers to gathering wild food growing in the suburbs
Good soil not just helps your plants to grow big, nutrient dense & delicious, it also helps them protect themselves from diseases and fight off infections & infestations. So how can you feed the soil that feeds the plants, that
Australia is a beautiful country full of delightful and interesting plants. Some of our native flowers have a sweet edible nectar. The best time to gather nectar is in the morning, before the heat of the day evaporates it, and
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Today’s strawberry harvest. Homegrown strawberries have so much more flavour than store bought ones I find. Strawberries, or fragaria virginiana /chiloensis, have half the recommended daily intake of vitamin C per 100g. They also have a moderate amount of iron, which you may know, needs vitamin C to be absorbed. Perfect.
I realise that for most people growing food in your veggie patch and foraging wild food are completely separate and different things. And for a lot of the time, they are. Yet the more I do both, the more similarities
When I first started learning about wild food I had no idea of the huge mental shift it would provide. It is seldom talked about, but the feeling of connection with the earth is perhaps now my favorite aspect of