Kapiti Sustainable Home & Garden Show 2014

It’s that time of year again, Kapiti pulls out it’s sustainability finery and we go to the Show. It’s a pretty big deal. Lots of exhibitors, Mike Van de Elzen cooking, Greenest Sts competition finals, a fine fine line-up in the No 8 wire speakers tent, school gardens, and lots and lots of people. It shall […]

Edible Backyard Summer Gathering Photos

The most magic of gardening events…. the Edible Backyard Summer Gathering. I have waxed lyrically about the Gathering before and the 2014 event has just been sensational. There is so much to learn, so many wonderful people to talk with, and the most incredible garden to see. Thank you to everyone who shared some time […]

My Most Favourite Event

Yay! It’s the bestest, little gardening / foodie / permacultural / organic / farming / lifestyle  event of the year! Each year the amazing Kath Irvine throws open the farmgates and welcomes us onto her permaculture property in Ohau. The place is like candyland for plant geeks and a rousing example of organic living for […]

Plant books make great xmas pressies

It’s been quite a special year here at LovePlantLife HQ for a wide and wonderful variety of reasons. Another I’m very thankful for has been the chance to review some mighty fine books for Booksellers NZ. If you still have Xmas pressies to gather, or if you’re mustering the summer reading list these titles are […]