How to sun map your garden — to help veggies and fruit trees thrive

Sun mapping is crucial for deciding a garden layout because edible plants need sunlight to grow — the more of it, the better. Here's how to DIY your map.

Urban permaculture gardening column for ABC Everyday

I write a regular column for ABC Everyday on permaculture and organic gardening in small urban spaces. Here you can browse my story archive.

5 autumn jobs to help your permaculture garden thrive

Here are 5 autumn garden jobs to prioritise as the days grow cooler, to help ensure your permaculture patch continues pumping out food over winter.

How I created a mini urban food forest in my small Adelaide backyard

As our cities become increasingly urbanised, planting a mini food forest is a simple way to grow low-maintenance healthy local food. Here's how I made mine.

How green manure can help you grow a permaculture food forest

Green manures are an easy way to build great soil for veggies or fruit trees, at low cost. And it doesn't actually involve any animal manure at all.

How to grow great veggies: top tips from two South Australian market gardeners

Two ace local farmers share must-know advice on how to grow excellent organic food in Adelaide's tough conditions.

2024-05-20T12:41:55+09:30July 6th, 2021|food, homegrown, organic gardening, permaculture|2 Comments

Best organic fertilisers to supercharge your veggie patch

Feeding the soil is your number one job as a veggie gardener. Here's the best organic fertilisers to use for growing nutritious and healthy produce.

How to make an urban roadside honesty stall for veggies, flowers, seedlings + more

Honesty stalls are common in country areas — little stores filled with homegrown produce sold to passers-by, who pay into unattended cashboxes. Not so in cities. Here's how I created my urban stall.

2023-05-23T09:57:42+09:30January 2nd, 2021|organic gardening, permaculture, sustainable living|21 Comments

Top 50 South Aussie permaculture, gardening & farming Instagram accounts to follow

Here's a list of my favourite South Aussie Instagram accounts, so you can share in their awesomeness, too. These are folk I love to follow for constant inspiration, tips, knowledge exchange and ideas ♥

Using herbs as gentle medicine: a walk through Patrizia’s herb garden

Join me on a walk through the garden of South Australian medical herbalist, Patrizia Bronzi, and learn simple uses for everyday herbs.