Lyndall @VegetableMash

Lyndall @VegetableMash

One suburbanite's journey to a sustainable, chemical, preservative and additive free home
Lyndall @VegetableMash
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Warning, the following post contains images of composting food scraps which some readers may find disturbing ;) My social media newsfeeds have been full of posts about compost this week. Seems it&#…

Warning, the following post contains images of composting food scraps which some readers may find disturbing ;) My social media newsfeeds have been full of posts about compost this week. Seems it&#…

We don’t have a lot coming out of the garden at the moment. We’re in between crops so, aside from chilies and cabbages, everything is not quite ready yet. I’m really hanging out f…

We don’t have a lot coming out of the garden at the moment. We’re in between crops so, aside from chilies and cabbages, everything is not quite ready yet. I’m really hanging out f…

In case you missed it over on Instagram, here’s what the garden is looking like right now:

In case you missed it over on Instagram, here’s what the garden is looking like right now:

Crop rotation helps keep the soil healthy because each different plant family draws on different soil nutrients and is attacked by different pests. By rotating the families through your beds, you can give the soil a break but still use all available growing space.

Crop rotation helps keep the soil healthy because each different plant family draws on different soil nutrients and is attacked by different pests. By rotating the families through your beds, you can give the soil a break but still use all available growing space.

{Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden Companion Planting Chart}

{Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden Companion Planting Chart}

Personally, I like the 1/8" steel cable design. But I have to say, it's super easy to put the chain link version together! (my DIY chicken coop in background)

Personally, I like the 1/8" steel cable design. But I have to say, it's super easy to put the chain link version together! (my DIY chicken coop in background)

Despite the atrocious weather this weekend (and I mean bordering on cyclonic) we ventured into the garden and picked our first cabbage… because what better to do on a rainy day than get some …

Despite the atrocious weather this weekend (and I mean bordering on cyclonic) we ventured into the garden and picked our first cabbage… because what better to do on a rainy day than get some …

After a very prolonged summer here in Sydney, winter has finally arrived and with a lack of Autumn, transitioning to cold weather has hit me hard. Whenever I’m feeling cold I can’t help…

After a very prolonged summer here in Sydney, winter has finally arrived and with a lack of Autumn, transitioning to cold weather has hit me hard. Whenever I’m feeling cold I can’t help…