Growing Tropical Vegetables

Do you fall into the same rut every summer with your vegetable garden? We can grow many of our favourite vegetables through most of the year but when the summer heat strikes, most of our plants just seem to wilt away. Lettuces bolt to seed and the tomatoes are wilting when the summer sun beats […]

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Gardening with Pig Power

We first started keeping a couple of pigs nearly twenty years ago and had only a two year break of having none. Now that’s eighteen years of pig keeping, and as you might guess, we like having them. This means that we have a steady supply of free range pork, bacon and sausages at our […]

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Backyard Bee Keeping

We’ve been backyard bee keeping for twenty-one years now and I certainly couldn’t possibly imagine life without a perennial supply of honey at my finger tips. Having our own honey has always given me that sense of appreciation for this natural sweetener which changes in flavour with every season. Using a spoon of honey in […]

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