milkwood blog

Review: The Art of Frugal Hedonism + Grown and Gathered

Rarely have two books landed on our kitchen table at once that have been so different, yet so similar! The Art of Frugal Hedonism + Grown and Gathe   Read More

New Online Course: Profitable Urban Farming

Learning how to establish a profitable urban farm takes a LOT of planning and thinking - it's certainly not just about land access and good seedlings   Read More

Foraging: Australian Morels – Morchella australiana

Morel mushrooms are not something I was expecting to find often in the Australian bush. Infact, we’d only heard rumours about them existing at all.   Read More

The Dirt on Pocket City Farms

Scoring a patch of dirt to start an urban farm in Sydney is no mean feat. But Pocket City Farms have done it, thanks to their passion, green finger   Read More

Making DIY Glass Cloches for Early Spring Plants

If you live in a cold or temperate climate, Spring can be a bit slow when it comes to starting seedlings. Here's how to make DIY Glass Cloches for Ea   Read More

Starting a Mushroom Garden – 5 ways to get growing

Spring is a good time for starting a mushroom garden - the weather is mild, and there's usually a good bit of rain about. Perfect conditions for gett   Read More