Harvesting Ginger, Turmeric & Galangal…

Decided to clear out the spice barrels on Saturday so we could re use the barrels for some other plants over winter & also to help make room for the Aquaponics area… We were pleasantly surprised with the outcome… Subscribing to us here at Bits Out the Back is as easy as clicking below, http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=bnbob01 […]

Growing plants from store bought produce..

Growing plants from market & store bought produce is something we have always done with good results.. In some cases we do it just to try different varieties & in others it is just good economics.. Buying & sowing spice & pulse seeds are another way you can grow plants cheaply.. We’ve grown a few […]

Veggie garden update, Cool weather polyculture beds. 5th April 2014 1

At last. . . I’ve started getting the patch ready for the winter crops.. The first plantings of brassicas as well as garlic & shallots have gone in.. Trying them out in some mass sown polyculture/companion planting beds to see how they go.. Also having a crack at growing some indeterminate tomatoes through Winter to […]

Urban Farm Vlog. Front yard veggie beds, seed starts & a wander down the back..

Went for a bit of a wander through our small Urban/Backyard farm the other day to catch folks up on the front yard wicking gardens & a few other plants that were missed in the last clips.. We have been enjoying the holidays as a family so haven’t spent much time online (that Bianca knows […]

How to Grow Your Own Turmeric & Cold Climate Growing Tips

Hi Folks. I’ve had a lot of people ask how we grow our turmeric & others wanting pointers for growing in cooler climates, so thought it was time to post a clip. 👍 Would definitely encourage you to plant some turmeric if you’re in a warm enough climate & you love using this tasty spice. […]