Category Archive: Seedsavers

In Production Today – November

Apparently, Australia’s former Prime Bean Counter, John Howard, reckons Global Warming is for zealots. Interesting.

Kew Guild Grand Reunion Garden Party

Thirty four years ago, I graduated at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Biodispersal: Another word for the dictionary

A student at Dekin Uni is writing about GM foods. She wanted my opinion, so here is my reply – it was published eight years ago in response to an opinion piece written… Continue reading

In Production Today – July

I only got 41.3kg of winged yam this year. What went wrong?

In Production Today – June 2013

Winter has started fitfully, just like the previous two. Mild, drizzly, calm and cloudy conditions have encouraged moulds, but  delayed sowing peas. Spells of cold, dry, windy conditions have spurred leaf drop on… Continue reading

Food With A Future

Whatever they said to you at school, farming is the oldest profession.

Looking Back: Autumn Open Day at Bellis

An Open Day is a great way to get feedback from gardeners on what you’re growing and how you’re doing.

Autumn Open Day at Bellis

Every time I open my garden there is something to celebrate about organic gardening and seed saving.

Where Do I Get Seed For That Plant?

Most of the seed sold in Australia is imported, harvested from plants farmed overseas.

In Production Today – January

Heat and windy, sunny weather continue delaying sowing and planting summer crops.

In Production Today – December

Withering heat, windy, sunny weather continue to delay sowing and planting summer crops.

In Production Today – November

Food production is quickly changing since summer arrived two weeks early…

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