Herb 101: Good Golly, it’s Cauli!

        Growing Cauliflower Cauliflowers need rich soil and an open position; these ‘flowers fare better when far from the madding crowd. Caulis also like to keep it cool, and are best planted in early autumn. You can start harvesting after about 8 weeks. For my next crop, I’d like to go disco […]

Herb 101: Organic Broccoli Salad

Remember these guys? Florets = feast 1 teaspoon salt 5-6 cups fresh broccoli florets (about 1 pound of florets) 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds 1/2 cup cooked, crumbled bacon 1/4 cup of red onion, chopped 1 cup of frozen peas, thawed (or fresh peas if you can get them) 1 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons apple […]

Herb 101: Coriander

My favourite herb. So freshhhhhh. It just lifts the flavour of any dish, avo pasta, hummus, curry, salad, wrap, sandwich… And I haven’t killed mine yet. Planting Although I planted mine from seedlings, coriander can actually grow more reliably from seeds. Find a nice sunny spot for your pot! To ensure you have the continuous […]

Herb 101: Joy via Bok Choy

Remember these little guys?  A few weeks later… Please pretend the massive holes in the leaves do not exist. Sometimes growing organic comes a little flea-bitten. If you want Bok Choy as impressive as mine, read below for some growing tips: Soil Bak Choy seedlings like moisture-rententive soil, so make sure that you pat down the […]

Herb is the Word

Channelling my inner Jamie Oliver (naked chef?…maybe if I’ve been good with my shakes…), I have started a herb garden so that I have fresh healthy ‘erbs and veggies to fuel my fodder. What’s we got: – Coriander – Basil (two types) – Lettuce (three kinds) – Pak Choi – Spring Onion – Lookalike leeks […]