Author Archives: Rachael Koch

Growing Popcorn and Wives Tales

Growing popcorn

As you may have noticed, I like wives tales, and how they relate to the garden. I figure, if people have been doing something successfully for a long time, then there must be something in it, even if we can’t scientifically explain why. This is especially true for agriculture, because so much of small-scale sustainable […]

Almond Tree: First to Blossom, Last to Harvest

almond blossom

In August last year I bought a whole host of interesting (and heirloom) fruit trees from Yalca Fruit Trees. Now, I was very excited about all of them. Matt will tell you how willing I was to bore everyone around me with odd varietal specifications. However, there was something special about the almond tree. The […]

Introducing Heritage Farm

Matt and Rach - Heritage Farm

Welcome to our new blog!  We’re Matt Taylor (25) and Rach Koch (24), and Heritage Farm is the beginning of our dream. After some time in Melbourne for university, we’ve moved back to the Mornington Peninsula and we live on a small suburban block in Frankston, Victoria. We’re in the middle of planning our wedding for the […]