Grow Fresh

Planting, growing and harvesting my vegetable & herb garden

End of summer beans

How to know when to remove Summer vegetables from your garden

Are the plants in your Summer vegetable garden ready to be removed? …
February 17, 2019/by Kyrstie Barcak
vegetable garden watering tips

How to water your vegetable garden for best results

Follow these simple watering tips for a productive Summer…
January 31, 2019/by Kyrstie Barcak

Keep your vegetable garden tools on hand at all times

New vegetable garden harvest apron


I am excited to show…
November 29, 2018/by Kyrstie Barcak
backyard fruit tree netting frame

How to set up fruit tree netting with no help

When your fruit trees commence production of enough fruit…
November 19, 2018/by Kyrstie Barcak
grow tomatoes in containers

How to successfully grow tomatoes in containers

Simple steps to grow tomatoes in a small space


If you have…
November 9, 2018/by Kyrstie Barcak
Gardening with an injury

Simple vegetable gardening activities to do when injured

(Photo credit: Olga Yastremska)
A run of bad luck, followed…
August 6, 2018/by Kyrstie Barcak

Allergy friendly hot cross buns

Gluten free, dairy free, egg free Easter buns


Watching my…
March 19, 2018/by Kyrstie Barcak
vegetable garden care

How to care for your vegetable garden after it is planted

When you first plant a vegetable garden, the time, effort…
February 20, 2018/by Kyrstie Barcak
Fresh garden herbs

Vegetables and herbs you can grow all year

There are many vegetables and herbs that can be grown all…
February 6, 2018/by Kyrstie Barcak
garden to plate

How to know when your vegetables are ready to harvest

One of the questions I am often asked by my customers after…
January 4, 2018/by Kyrstie Barcak
from vegetables to fruit trees

Outstanding results delivered from a family vegetable garden

A Case Study - Part 2
12 months after starting a vegetable garden
This…
December 5, 2017/by Kyrstie Barcak
Benefits of a vegetable garden

The surprising benefits of growing vegetables at home

A case study
 12 months after starting a family vegetable garden


This…
November 28, 2017/by Kyrstie Barcak
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