The cooler weather has brought stunning seasonal changes to Riverdale’s Kitchen Garden. The garden and the grounds are swathed in the fiery hues of Autumn. The crisp mornings, warm days and intermittent light rains still encourage the last of the cherry tomatoes and an abundance of herbs – mint, lemon balm, fennel and rosemary to
The biodynamic Kitchen Garden has been so abundant this season. Look at the size of the pumpkin we recently harvested!
Fresh from the bio-dynamic kitchen garden at Riverdale: cherry tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers, granny smith apples and eggplants!
Quiz time! Can you guess what vegetable plant the flowers belong to? Sometimes we forget that vegetable plants are like any other flowering plant – they too have a full life cycle with flowers! Often we do not witness the flowering stage, which is a stunning colourful addition to the garden. Have fun guessing the
As spring’s sun starts to set onto the land the plants are sparkling, bathing in delight. The colourful flowers are showing their heads; leaning into the sun, open wide for pollination. Our bees are buzzing about all excited, creating a soft hum in the gardens. The chickens are laying eggs regularly now and some are
Have you ever noticed that all zucchini’s that you buy at the supermarket are always the same size? I began to think that zucchini’s naturally grow to this size and then stop! However, when you grow them yourself, it’s surprising how large they can get! They don’t stop growing! We have found some astonishingly large