Issue 124 -- March/April 2021

You can make your own chook mash.

Feeding your chooks

April 2021

In  Jessamy Miller's article ‘Chicken Feed’ in Issue 124 we covered buying pellets or ready-mixed grain feeds for poultry. But if you want to go further, mixing your own feed means you know exactly what you are giving your hens and it could save you money.

Garlic

Garlic in your garden

March 2021

Homegrown garlic tastes dramatically better than any you can buy in your local supermarket, so why not grow it yourself! 

Vegie beds at Buena Vista farm.

Crop rotation

March 2021

 Justin Russell says it's good to have a crop rotation plan in place to avoid pest and disease build up – here's some basics.

'Purple Dragon' variety of carrot.

Colourful carrots

March 2021

There are so many different types of carrot you can grow in your garden, many of them vibrantly coloured heirloom varieties.