Summer garden

Summer - bountiful harvests, bolting lettuces and dry, dry winds! I'm mostly at the Oasis on Hospital rd these days, with very little attention going into my own backyard edible oasis. I water pretty much every two days, using a hand-held hose so I can direct the water where I want it and give different... Continue Reading →

Activism and food production

Yes, quite tightly linked actually, those two things. The more I get involved with growing food, the more I understand its inherent importance for our ability to stand up for our rights and freedoms, and being able to support others to do so. All movements of resistance need food. Through history, their capacity to procure... Continue Reading →

Year Round Yields

Happy New Year dear reader! Hoping you're enjoying abundant harvests from your own edible oasis and wishing you health and happiness in your garden, body and soul 🙂 ! Now is the time to plan your winter harvest, especially if you want to grow from seed. If you're not an experienced gardener, it may seem... Continue Reading →

Planting winter greens

My hothouse is crowdred with seedlings that are going out this week: beetroot, lettuce, basil, dill... And some younger chard, kale and cavolo nero which will go out in about a month. A lot of our food plants contain some kind of antinutrient, stopping us and other animals from eating all of it. The family... Continue Reading →

Already end of January

Maybe you're back from holidays, discovering a jungle at your doorstep. Or maybe you've been here, watering and tending your edibles and start having tomatos ripening. Personnally, I've been here but rather enjoying not doing very much in the garden and preferring to sit with a book in the shade! Now, things are getting a... Continue Reading →

Vouchers, dates and what to do

Good news: There are now vouchers available for Edible Oasis workshops! One for $12, or the Grow More Veges series of 6 workshops for $60 - saves you $12. The workshop dates are set for January and I'm excited by the number of people telling me this is exactly what they've been looking for. Posters... Continue Reading →

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