Grow Fresh

Planting, growing and harvesting my vegetable & herb garden

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
Zucchini pollination

How to grow zucchini in the vegetable garden

Plant, Grow, Harvest and Cook Zucchini


Summer would not…
November 21, 2017/by Kyrstie Barcak
crate vegetable garden beds

How to work out the best vegetable garden beds for your home

Over the last six years our vegetable garden has evolved with…
November 14, 2017/by Kyrstie Barcak
Stuffed squid

Stuffed Baked Squid Tube Recipe

The film crew from Vasili's Garden TV recently filmed our…
November 8, 2017/by Kyrstie Barcak
summer garden preparation

What to do now in the vegetable garden

Summer vegetable garden preparation

(Image: Vision House Photography)
October…
October 24, 2017/by Kyrstie Barcak
mulch for garden

What is the best mulch for a vegetable garden?

A comparison of commonly used mulch


Mid Spring is a good…
October 17, 2017/by Kyrstie Barcak
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