Bring a shovel

Bring a shovel

If being able to see what is happening underground is the gateway to great management of your plants, then the humble shovel is the key. Don’t leave home without one!   If you’re only looking above the ground, you’re only looking at half the...
Five tips for improving water infiltration

Five tips for improving water infiltration

Whether your water’s coming from rain or irrigation, you want it getting where it counts – down to the root zone of your plant; and, ideally, deep into the soil to keep things ticking on later too. We don’t want to waste that light sprinkle with it...
How to do a soil water infiltration test

How to do a soil water infiltration test

A soil’s ability to soak up water quickly is a sign of its health, and good news for you with regards to water efficiency. The simple water infiltration test we describe here will allow you to see what will likely happen on any spot next time it rains or you use...
A Forest for Coralie

A Forest for Coralie

This week our daughter Coralie turned 1. She got gifts from grandparents, aunts and uncles, but not a thing from us. That’s because we’re buying her (part of a) forest. Watching her play, we know Coralie is best entertained at this age by real world things...

Why we love regenerative agriculture

You may not have considered it, but regenerative agriculture applies even to worm farmers, like me. I love being part of people’s regenerative journeys, and it has reinvigorated my passion for what we do. Our farm is on Oxley Island, an island in the delta of the...