making good compost

Making good compost – a biodynamic perspective for well balanced compost

Making good compost is a key goal of any serious organic gardener. I have found that biodynamic methods used to enhance the quality of the organic composting process greatly increase the potential for making good compost. Here are my insights. Firstly, it would be easy to think that making good compost for your vegetable garden […]

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urban farming

Urban farming – Millen Farm a nationally significant urban agriculture venture in Australia

Urban farming on a more commercial scale is evolving in Australia and although its early days, Millen Farm in Samford represents a great example of a peri-urban model that is packed with innovation in how it developed and operates. At the recent 2017 national composting week opening run by CORE and held at Millen Farm, […]

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growing marigolds and nasturtiums

Growing marigolds and nasturtiums in your vegetable garden – essential for any organic garden

Growing marigolds and nasturtiums in your vegetable garden helps control insects, adds beauty and is a tasty and healthy addition to your dinner plate. I have used them in my food gardens for many years. Both plants are  prolific seeders once their long flowering period finishes and I have noticed to my delight that as […]

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