Tag Archives: herbs

Dionysian orgy of chilli mania

 This is my 20th article in the Mercury Food and Wine supplement. Farming is a serous business. Bills and wages have to be paid and one cannot take ones eye off the ball for a moment, otherwise things will go … Continue reading

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Resilience is the name of the game.

This is my 15th article from the Mercury Food and Wine supplement. It’s the time of the year on the farm when we gather our wits after a busy and hectic year-end and start looking forward to and preparing for … Continue reading

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Mercury Food and Wine article no. 12 – Some Rocket Science

Here is the draft of my article that appeared in the Mercury Food and Wine supplement today. Some Rocket Science Since I started farming herbs have always been the focal point of the farms production. The formal herb garden forms … Continue reading

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Mercury Food and Wine articles No.4

My December 2010 article. Another side to weeds As I sit at my computer this evening the  mist lies thick over the farm. It has virtually been a whole week without any sun. The soil is now the consistency of … Continue reading

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