9 04, 2018

CERES in April – All life begins as seed

By | 2018-04-09T17:31:37+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Farm and Food, Spiritual Ecology|0 Comments

You may have seen the news last week about changes proposed for imported vegetable seeds in Australia. Regardless of whether you think the proposal is a sensible move that rightly protects agriculture in Australia, or you view it as a significant erosion of the sovereignty of the seed, one can’t deny the enormous significance of the [...]

11 10, 2016

Your friendly neighbourhood tomato growing guide: Step 1. Choosing the right tomato for you

By | 2017-04-04T16:30:42+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Nursery Advice|0 Comments

It's not unusual this time of year to see a CERES Nursery horticulturalist gesticulating wildly in the tomato section, trying to convey a sense of JUST HOW BIG a particular variety will grow, while a queue of customers look on wide-eyed and captivated! We thought we'd make it easy for you and post some [...]

12 07, 2016

Seed Potato Time!

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:22+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Nursery, Nursery Advice|0 Comments

Our seed potatoes have arrived and are flying out the door! This year we have Desiree, Dutch Cream, King Edward, Kipfler, Nicola, Royal Blue, Russet Burbank, Sebago and Spunta. See below for growing information and descriptions of each variety. Growing Potatoes Potatoes are one of the easiest and most productive backyard crops. Plant in late Winter [...]