Subtropical Spring in a RealFood Garden

Arrowroot (Canna edulis)This is Queensland arrowroot, photographed in mid August about a week into our Southern Hemisphere spring. You can see tired, yellowing foliage that's been hanging on

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​​1 Garden Meal per Day: Simple Strategy, Abundant Benefits

1 Garden Meal per Day: Simple Strategy, Abundant Benefits About a 6-7 minute read​17th January, 2022I'm convinced that the best way to get more effective at growing your

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An Introduction to Sweet, Crunchy Yacon

An Introduction to Sweet, Crunchy YaconAbout a 4-minute readIt's yacon planting time in the Southern Hemisphere tropics and semi-tropics. Yacon tubers are sweet, crunchy, and delicious raw or

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Herb Pesto (and Mulberry Milkshake)

​Herb Pesto (and Mulberry Milkshake) about a 4 minute read, lots of pics ​Not that I have anything against basil, but pesto ​can be made with ​any edible

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Farm Update: New Calf, Chickweed Salads, Veggie Harvest

Farm Update: New Calf, Chickweed Salads, Veggie Harvestabout a 4 minute read, lots of picsThe kids'll soon be up and looking for breakfast. The cow needs milking and

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2 Ways to Preserve Leafy Greens From Your Veggie Garden

2 Ways to Preserve Leafy Greens From Your Veggie GardenText: about a 1 minute read. Lots of pictures.In my experience, leafy greens are among the easiest kinds of

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Irrigation for our Modular Veggie Garden

Irrigation for our Modular Veggie GardenText: about a 1 minute read. Lots of pictures.Recently we set up a modular veggie garden using cut in half barrels. We suspended

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7 Steps to a Frog Pond that Also Grows Food

7 Steps to a Frog Pond that Also Grows Food(about a 6 to 8 minute read)This post is all about how we built a pond for tadpoles and

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How to Make a Frame for a Veggie Net using Mulberry Branches

Make a Frame for a Veggie Net Using Mulberry Branches Text: about a 1 minute read. Lots of pictures. Long, flexible mulberry branches + pieces of old veggie

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Modular Veggie Growing with Cut Off Barrels

Modular Veggie Growing with Cut Off Barrels Text: about a 1 minute read. Lots of pictures. This article (and the one to follow) describes our latest ideas for

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