Worm pee improves tomato seedling growth

Science proves what we have been using for years.  “Results showed that vermicompost-leachate can be a suitable soil amendment product to improve overall soil fertility and growth of tomato plants, even under temperature and water stress conditions.” That’s because it contains proteins, vitamins, and micro- and macro-elements such as nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, and magnesium. […]

How to grow from seed workshop Oct 12

Late notice I know, but this Friday I’m holding a workshop for the Kapiti Timebank in support of Seed Freedom Fortnight of Action. How to grow from seed Friday, October 12th – 10am LovePlantLife HQ, Paraparaumu Beach   Use the contact form to register. A workshop covering = how to successfully grow healthy seedlings, = how […]

Take Action for Seed Freedom

The world over, legal and technological structures are being put in place to ensure the control of seeds. This is simply because seeds are big business. And three very big businesses–Monsanto, DuPont and Syngenta–now own over half the world’s seeds. And they’re fighting to protect their ‘property’ by stopping farmers being able to save seed, […]

The ultimate seed-raising house

I love him! I love him! I love him! It’s always good to announce your love for someone when they’ve built you something so absolutely wonderful. My darling, dearest, clever husband has created this amazing seed-raising greenhouse for me. Located right under the kitchen window, it’s going to be a great salad bar for my […]