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Growing Rosellas

May 21, 2020

Rosella, QLD Jam Fruit, Roselle, Jamaican Sorrel, Edible Hibiscus…This plant has a few names and here in the Subtropics it’s a good set and forget plant with an incredibly abundant harvest. The most common use is Jam, however you can

Rosella (Roselle) Recipes

May 20, 2020

This is our second year growing rosellas, and they are definitely be a firm favourite around here. Not only are they stunning plants, they are prolific producers without a great deal of input from us. We actually didn’t even plant

Favourite Tomatoes to Grow

April 17, 2020

My favourite time to grow tomatoes is Autumn. Here in the subtropics we struggle with them over summer due to disease and fruit fly, so I just don’t bother now. We are lucky enough to not get a frost (or

How we compost in the suburbs

January 23, 2020

If you’ve been following me for a while you may have read this article about how we compost in the city. Now we’ve moved further out to a bigger block our methods have slightly changed a bit so I figured