Things have changed at the Secret Garden recently. We got the boot from our old rental which spurred us into adulthood and the purchase of some land of our very own. It is nothing but scrub and sand at this stage but it will become a great botanical experiment soon. Here's some footage of the [...]
It's garlic planting time! Ours went in early but it's not too late for you, it all really depends on when you want to harvest it. Dan Paris takes you through what we do to prepare the beds and plant out the garlic. Elephant garlic is our weapon of choice but the same method will [...]
I don't think there is a parent alive who doesn't appreciate how good it feels to watch your kids when they're working together and getting along, mostly because we all know how rare those moments can be sometimes.
Summer walks out, Winter strolls in. It's time to pull up the sweet potatoes.
I always say that there's no such thing as too many tomatoes and even as my kitchen bench is heaving with them, I stand by that statement. Why? because I have the easiest recipe in the world for making sauce
So the Secret Garden camera, media dude AKA Dan Paris has knocked up a little video and the Secret Garden web guru, social media manager AKA me, Tanya has magic-ed a YouTube channel into existance.
So we made a little movie to give you a tour of our Summer Vegie Patch.
Our sons learnt to walk by navigating these paths, their immune systems are born from this soil. A place like this provides such rich opportunity for exploring, inspiring, learning and growing. Our patch has warranted a blog of it's very own for a while but... we've been too busy gardening.