Talking herbs

I’m full of bright ideas. And stories about plants. So a friend at Kapiti Coast District Council asked me to share. A talk at the 2014 Kapiti Sustainable Home & Garden Show based around one of my most popular blog posts. Herbs are the most popular topic on this blog with Echinacea and Lemon balm posts […]

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 Autumn Festival April 20-21, 2013

Fancy a beautiful day in the country experiencing the wonders of the good life and learning how to put your own dreams in to practice? Well, join Kath Irvine as she guides you on an enchanting day of education and inspiration for grown ups! And I’ll be there showing you the eight steps to Seed […]

Kapiti bits, bobs, biodynamics and backyards

Spring is clearly in the air and the Kapiti Coast is starting to buzz with garden activity. The Seedy Sunday website has info on some of the excitement. — Te Ra is hosting a series of workshops with world-renowned biodynamics experts Peter Proctor and Rachel Pomeroy. First one is Thursday so you better be quick! […]