Here is an extract from the latest book from the The Little Veggie Patch Co. It's called DIY Garden Projects, and here's one I've selected just for you (and me) - it's called the Worm Plunger... WORM PLUNGER 'Built it and they will come' Conventional worm farms and composting … [Read more...]
I am only a few years into my journey of learning as much as I can about growing my own food. While I learn with each season, it's always great to hear from other people who have more experience, or a special insight into all topics around growing edibles and maintaining a healthy and productive garden. Here you will find a collection of these guest posts and expert articles that have been published on the My Home Harvest blog.
Post by Helen Sampson of The North Glass I love this time of year - longer daylight hours mean I have more time to spend outdoors producing next month’s salad and generally pottering around in the garden. One of my recent projects was to set up a worm farm to supplement my … [Read more...]
Post by Catriona McLeod, TAS. As the days start to become lighter earlier and for longer, and warmer, the time to plant seeds is nigh. Light is critical to seed germination and plant growth. Plants and seeds can sense light quality (that is, wavelength), light direction, … [Read more...]
Post by Helen Sampson of The North Glass Spring has definitely sprung in the southern parts of Australia so it’s time to think about enriching your food growing soil. If you haven’t done so already, now is a great time to get some compost happening ready for the mid-summer … [Read more...]
Article by Katie Finlay, Mt Alexander Fruit Gardens Blossom blight is one of those pesky fungal diseases of fruit trees, particularly apricots (though it can also occur in peaches, nectarines and even plums and cherries) that can make the difference between getting a crop of … [Read more...]