Ally’s Beetroot Relish

Clever Ally has made the last of the Panania Free Ranger beetroot crop into a delicious beetroot relish. It is special because it contains the candy-striped chioggia beetroot as well as the more familiar bull’s blood beetroot. We are only selling five jars (sorry but we want to eat the rest ourselves) so get in…

I call bullshit…

“I call Bullshit!”   Firstly, let me start by saying the views expressed in this blog, are mine and mine only! Putting yourself out there in a space that makes you uncomfortable is bloody horrible and I wonder if I will ever get better at it, or if it will always go against my grain. …

Pensioner mowing service

It’s coming in to winter and the gardens are slowing down and some people in our community need increasing social support and trips to doctors etc. I was a Jim’s Mowing owner/operator in Queensland and private lawn and garden maintenance worker in the St George and Panania areas while studying.  Recent roles, have included aged…

Mother’s Day Veg Swap/Market

Hello lovely Free Rangers, Info for next Veg Swap.  It will be emailed to our membership. Please print off a few and distribute to the keen gardeners.  Kids PFR stall this month trading in all sorts of um, well, lovelies to be bought, sold and swapped for their mums (dads who are mums), nannas and…

What to plant in April in Sydney

Hi all, Attached is a great planting guide that I got from “Gardenate”.  If you are stuck for what to plant, check it out.  Free Ranger Jaq Planting now in April for the Australia

The Free Ranger (2)

Please print off and hand out to any neighbours or family that love to grow! The Freeranger (2) March 2016

What we’ve learnt so far

When we started planting edibles in public spaces we thought that what we’d learn would be about which edibles can cope without everyday pampering and about which positions they do best in – like is it better to plant those herbs in the shade so they can do better without regular watering or will they…