Category Archives: Winter

Winter planting #2: Leafy greens

The essential ingredient for winter gardening is sunlight. Do we have it in our community garden? Not really. In spite of this, we have enthusiastically planted out plenty of sun-hungry greens: spinach, silver beet, kale, broad beans and snow peas. Continue reading Winter planting #2: Leafy greens


Winter planting #1: Beetroot

We are about to start our winter planting.

Meg’s already put in some broad beans & the other vegies we’ll be planting are:

  • beetroot
  • english spinach
  • silver beet
  • purple kale

I thought it would be a good idea to find out a bit more about the conditions these vegies like, rather than just throwing them in the soil and crossing our fingers.

What have I learned from my research? Continue reading Winter planting #1: Beetroot