We’re not talking about the snowflakes & chestnuts roasting on an open fire thing. Because we all know that our coastal winter has more of a green and squishy nature, rather like a slug. But, soggy though it is, it has its advantages, including that we can harvest fresh vegetables from the garden all winter. […]
That’s not setting out plates and cutlery in the left-turn lane, you understand. No, we’re talking about growing your food very near where you live, especially in (previously) unconventional places and ways. Last year’s discussion on this topic became so lively that we thought we’d never persuade the audience that we had run out of […]
Are your pruning skills a little lacking? Could it be that you are (I’ll lower my voice discretely) afraid to prune? Do you circle overgrown shrubs tentatively, peering into their depths, and then decide that the best plan is to go inside for a cup of tea? Perhaps you fear that once you make that […]
Twenty. Victoria’s Seedy Saturday will be twenty years old this year. Old enough to drive. And to drink. (Though we wouldn’t. At least not at the same time.) It began as a community seed exchange, a way to help preserve open-pollinated and heritage plants. The seed exchange is still at the heart of Seedy Saturday: […]
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