Figs in Victoria? It is possible, but the variety you choose is key to your success. Bob Duncan, of Fruit Trees and More, recommends ‘Desert King’. This variety is well suited to our ‘cool Mediterranean’ climate. Figs usually ripen by August and are equally delicious fresh or dried. Discover more about varieties, best growing conditions, […]
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. […]
Hot off the griddle! There’s a new attraction at Seedy Saturday this year: cooking demonstrations! Three local chefs will show you how to turn your healthy harvest into delicious dinners. At 11:30 am, Chef Gianfranco Mosca, who has recently moved from Rome to Victoria and opened the business Veritalia, will create a pasta dish using […]
The heart of Seedy Saturday is (surprise, surprise) made of seeds. But there’s room for plants too – after all, what’s a plant but a seed that managed to grow up? You may be thinking that mid-February is an unusual time of year to adopt a few new garden residents, even in balmy Victoria. But […]
A visit to Seedy Saturday, held at the Victoria Conference Centre on February 18th, can fix that little problem. You’ll find vegetable seeds, herb seeds, and flower seeds – everything you need to get that garden going. There’ll be lots to choose from. More than 15 local exhibitors will be selling seeds between 10 am […]
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