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Upcoming Events (June)

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Tuesday 19th May – Thursday 2nd July: TPGCo Adventures begin! We (Nick & Hannah) are off on a research tour throughout Germany, particularly the state of Baden-Württemberg and the city of Berlin (with a side trip to London) where we’ll explore German trends and traditions,…

Upcoming Events (May)

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Friday 1st – Friday 8th May: Kangaroo Island’s premier Food & Wine event, FEASTival 2015, is back! Having helped launch the event with plant-your-own veggie garden displays at the Adelaide Central Market, we’re proud to be heading over to ‘The Island’ to enjoy all that…

Sage Advice: Great Garlic

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For many of us who love to cook savoury dishes, we simply couldn’t imagine our lives without Allium sativum, otherwise known as Garlic. This hardy plant can handle a wide range of temperatures although they love the warmer locales best. It’s easy to grow your…

Upcoming Events (April)

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Thursday 16th April: Hooray!! Our very own retail space is now a reality! Come visit us to find an ever-changing range of gardening goods and giftware. Open Tues-Sunday, 8am-3pm, Pavé Cafe, 138b The Parade, Norwood Monday 27th April: Welcoming Europe to Australia! We are again…

Media release: “Garden business enjoying growth”

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11 March, 2015 – The City http://messenger.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx Alexandra Economou “Gardens which not only look good but climb walls and feed you have been taking over the city thanks to an innovative South Australian business. The Productive Garden Co. has installed a vertical garden in the…

Eat your garden: Tomato sugo

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Sugo 1 kg (over)ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped 2 onions, sliced 4 cloves garlic, diced olive oil (enough to coat ingredients) salt and pepper (to taste) dried herbs (eg. oregano, thyme) fresh herbs (eg. basil) Place all ingredients except the fresh herbs into a large roasting…

Upcoming Events (March)

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Friday 13th – Saturday 14th March: We’re proud to be helping the Adelaide Convention Centre celebrate all that is fabulous about the State of South Australia by participating in their ‘Made in SA‘ exhibition! Explore our regions’ finest from the comfort of our Crate Booths,…

Media release: “Going green”

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25 February, 2015 – InDaily: The Forager http://indaily.com.au/food-and-wine/2015/02/25/the-forager-vale-adelaide-food-and-wine-fest/ “Originally a parking space between two buildings on Norwood Parade, Pavé Café has just undergone further transformation into a more sustainable and greener space. Owners Andrew and Abbier Ivas, in collaboration with Productive Garden Co’s Nick Thwaites,…

Eat your garden: Fig jam

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Fig Jam 1/2 C water 1 kg figs, roughly chopped 1 kg sugar 5 tsp citric acid (reduces sweetness and aids setting process) splash brandy (acts as a preservative) Place water in bottom of medium saucepan, add figs, turn on medium-high heat. Once the figs…

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