Home-brined Olives – Part 1

Lining our verge are three big olive trees. I’ve watched the small green fruit get bigger and darker, until the branches started drooping with the…

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Harvest

This weekend’s harvest: Fourteen grape tomatoes, of various ripeness levels. I’ve found that they tend to split or get attacked by bugs if I let…

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Feeling like Summer

After almost two months of ‘spring’ that feels like it keeps backsliding towards winter, this weekend it really feels like summer. Perfect blue skies, searing…

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In the Garden

Spring has finally decided to show up here in Perth, and after a lot of rainy weekends conditions were right to do a bit of…

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Indoor Plant Love

Two indoor plants, each purchased on a whim a few months apart. The first is a basil seedling which live in my kitchen – I…

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Garden Reboot

I’ve been reading a lot about sustainable, local and healthy food lately, and The Omnivore’s Dilemma in particular has inspired me to really give producing…

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Planting Day

Spent this morning with Skye at Perth’s Urban Orchard, a garden close to the city centre, harvesting the winter/spring crops and planting new ones for…

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Little Garden

Things are settling back into a regular pace after moving back to Perth and turning our little apartment into a proper home. I’ll come back…

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