Get your garden sorted for spring — even during lockdown

1:1 Coaching: Foodscaping and Compost Optimisation

Sometimes in the world of gardening and composting there is just too much information to sift through, and so many decisions to make. Would it be much simpler to get expert advice on what you could do with your space? …

I adore the look of a raised bed kitchen garden — the food is so easy to harvest when the beds are up off the ground, it’s easier to plant into, it’s easier to weed, and if you use the Blue Borage method of hugelkultur-in-a-raised-bed, then there is the added…

Growing from seed has become a bit of an addiction for me… initially it was a necessity, as I tried to feed my family on a small budget without going to the garden centre, but as I refined my techniques, it became an obsession to grow more flowers, see first…

Have you heard about the Blue Borage ‘workplace edible gardens’ and wondered they are?

Here’s an explanation of how I work with workplaces of all sizes. I particularly love being in an environment that already endorses a healthy lifestyle: healers, advocates of mindfulness, people on a path of improving our…

Here’s a week-long experiment, stepping WAY outside my normal mode of writing…

You can probably tell that I’m addicted to composting — who else would design a business around compost coaching?

Something I don’t talk about all that much is a secondary area of fascination: Human Design. I’ve just finished…

I LOVE the look of bricks in a garden. And the funny thing is that they don’t even have to be perfectly straight, there’s something so very grounding about the colour, and the space of ‘no plants’ between the garden beds and the grassy/mulchy pathways.

Then they can also be…

Do you look around your garden and see the remnants of summer now becoming a little unsightly, with weeds growing faster than plants?

It could just well be time to put all that green matter into a hot compost pile to cook through the winter, so that you have beautiful…

Chilly weather is on the way…. get ready by growing winter food

For the gardener each season has highlights, and winter is no different. In Auckland the winter is so mild that we can fortunately grow a lot of vegetables, and don’t have to spend the autumn pickling and preserving. One year of Siberian winter was enough for me, that’s for sure!

Katrina Wolff

Compost Coach based in Titirangi, West Auckland, New Zealand. Using biodynamics to help home gardeners make top quality soil. https://www.blueborage.co.nz/

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