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Sage Advice: Companion planting

Posted by TPGCo in Sage Advice

If you haven’t got your garlic in the ground in Adelaide yet, have you thought about where it’ll go?? Garlic, like other members of the Allium family, is a great bug deterrant. Pairing it with citrus – such as dotting cloves around the edges of…

Upcoming Events (May)

Posted by TPGCo in Upcoming Events

We’re out and about this May 2013! Sunday 5th May: We’ll be at the Autumn Garden Festival, 10am-4pm, Main St, Stirling in the beautiful Adelaide Hills! Come past our stall, stop for a chat and see our Apple Crates, Vertical & Table Garden solutions and our new…

Eat your garden: Basil pesto

Posted by TPGCo in Eat Your Garden

Basil Pesto 1/4 C pine nuts 1 1/2 C fresh basil leaves, roughly torn 2 garlic cloves, halved 3/4 C parmesan, shaved 5 Tbs olive oil *optional: turn oven on to 180 degrees Celcius, place pine nuts on a baking tray, toast for 5 mins,…

Upcoming Events (April)

Posted by TPGCo in Upcoming Events

We’re happy to announce that April 2013 will see us in the public eye, engaging with the local community in sustainable edible gardening practices (and having a lot of fun!): Sunday 7 April, 11:00am-12:30pm ‘No-Dig Raised Garden Bed workshop’ @ Lochiel Park Community Garden (1018…

Sage Advice: Chook care

Posted by TPGCo in Sage Advice

Having grown up with chickens we thought we knew a fair bit about chook care however let us share a few tips learnt over the last couple of years from Tilly, Nutmeg, Percy and Raptor: – have 2 food scraps buckets on the kitchen bench…

Passata making at the Box Factory

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Today the Box Factory Community Centre was taken over by 26 ‘Passata Makers’ from ages 7 to 82, all of whom brought with them their enthusiasm for preserving the taste of summer – tomatoes! Hannah, Nick and Alan led the attendees through the passata making…

Sage Advice: Mulch, mulch, mulch

Posted by TPGCo in Sage Advice

Mulch is your best friend when you are an edible garden grower in the driest state in the driest continent! The benefits of good mulch are twofold: it helps prevent moisture evaporating from your garden bed and, as it breaks down, adds nutrition to the…

Media release: “Grow good food habits”

Posted by TPGCo in Media release

Jan 30 – Messenger Newspapers (News Ltd) “Grow good food habits” – Dianne Mattsson “If helping mum in the kitchen goes a long way to putting greens on children’s plates, actually growing them clinches the deal, say Nick and Hannah Thwaites. The young couple are…

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