Vegetable

Winter Leafy Vegetables: How to Grow – Vegetable of the Month

Winter Leafy Vegetables stats/requirements at a glance Ease of Raising: 1/5 – Daily Check-ups Water: 3-4/5 – Every 2nd day to daily Sun: 3/5 - Full sun, dappled shade Training: 2/5 – Minimal; dead, diseased & damaged Fertilise/Feeding: 4/5 – Fortnightly Time to Harvest: 1-2/5 – Immediate (purchase) to Soon (from seed) Frost Hardiness: 3/4… Continue reading Winter Leafy Vegetables: How to Grow – Vegetable of the Month

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Homesteading · Observations · Soil care

Natural (Bio)fertilisers & Living Mulches: The Edible Legumes

I have been running several posts on using plants as biofertilisers, living mulch and even chicken feed. This post is a follow up on the living mulches that I have been experimenting with. Several plants (which include many legumes) that can be used as green manures and green chicken forage. Previously, I have used Penny… Continue reading Natural (Bio)fertilisers & Living Mulches: The Edible Legumes

Food Garden · Homesteading · How to Grow · Observations

General Garden Guidelines: Rules for all plants & seasons

Guidelines to happy, healthy vegetables & fruits: ✓ Vegetables and fruits require a certain amount of sunlight All vegetables and fruits require at least 6 hours of direct sunlight to be healthy and crop well.   ✓ Water plants @ their stems This is important to prevent some diseases from infecting the leaves of plants… Continue reading General Garden Guidelines: Rules for all plants & seasons