The Farm Blog

Welcome to the Leatherwood Farm blog.  Here you’ll find articles on how we farm in an urban environment and hopefully inspire you to start your own back yard vegetable garden, grow your own food and reconnect with nature.

State Of The Farm – April 2022

State Of The Farm – April 2022

Another month has passed and we are still busy working on the inside of the house.  A few delays have pushed out our plans for the garden, but we are still on track to get everything completed by the end of winter and ready for the new growing season. The only thing...

State Of The Farm – March 2022

State Of The Farm – March 2022

Well another month has passed and we are finally in the new house.  The move went well and we have now started the process of renovating the house to our liking.  At the moment we are concentrating on getting all the internal stuff done first before we move on to the...

State Of The Farm – February 2022

State Of The Farm – February 2022

As is the process of buying property, things take time.  Since I last posted not a lot has happened, but the settlement date for the property looms closer. The Vegepod that you saw in last month's update has provided us with fruit, vegetables and herbs for the last...

State Of The Farm – January 2022

State Of The Farm – January 2022

Leatherwood Farm at this time is a Vegepod filled with (too many) vegetables, fruits and herbs. Not a lot is producing at the moment, though we have had a fair amount of lettuce, silverbeet and radishes, as well as the herbs, and there is certainly plenty of growth....