Dragon Fruit Cactus Soil:Unfortunately, there is conflicting information about how to grow the Dragon.I was initially naïve and treated this plant like a typical cactus. However, the plant barely…Continue
Please let us know about your experiences and upload your photos taken at Lyn's place, today, so other members who were unable to join us can learn from these. Thank you!…Continue
My garden is abundant and supplying me with many fruits and vegies. Every meal contains food from the garden, but I feel a bit dissatisfied at the amount we still buy from the shops. It seems to me there are 2 things I need to address to reduce our reliance on shop bought food and increase the food provided by the garden. These are 1) Grow a greater quantity of the foods we eat and 2) modify our eating habits to incorporate more of what we are growing in our meals.
1) Grow a…Continue
Wow I am loving my garden at the moment! I would love you to come to my garden on 16 August and I will share what has been going on here.
Chris Downes has been over recently giving a few suggestions here and there that have made a big difference. Firstly I asked him why he thought the plants in one of my garden beds were struggling. He said he thought that the garden bed was too wet. It happens to be one of my wicking gardens, so I held off on watering it and it improved. Also We…Continue
My very deserving 6 year old, Riley, would like to know if you have any Lego you don't want anymore. He has plans for a whole fleet of Lego vehicles, but has unfortunately reached current capacity. We can pay in home grown vegies, fruit, eggs or food gardening advice :)…Continue
I have a big garden, that some would say is steep. The house is at road level and the back garden slopes down from there. I know the benefits of compost/weed teas, but distributing these with buckets or a watering can around my garden just isn't practical. A few years ago I came up with a great solution....
A gravity fed waterer. Basically it is a big 220L drum with the lid cut off with a hose connector attached near the bottom of the drum (I bought the connector at…Continue