David and Catherine live on a beautiful 2.5 acres in Sheldon. Their land is mostly compacted clay, so they have had to find alternative methods to grow their veggies. They have used techniques such as hugelkultur, raised wicking beds and layered beds. They are growing lots of different types of veggies.....sprouts, broccoli, pumpkins, strawberries, cabbage, tomatoes, peanuts, yams, garlic, melons, gourd and more.David will give a talk (with video presentation) about exactly he set up the…See More
"Good ideas Steve. I must say, even though I use Racumin, I have just noticed some of my passionfruits half eaten on the ground so something is getting them.... maybe a possum as we have 2 big gums in the backyard and plenty nearby that are…"
We share a common problem. I have wallabies, goanna, bush turkeys, rats, billbies, and my favourate possums with a few others like parrots and insects etc, all feasting on everything and anything that I plant. I have concluded that small…"
"I am using Racumin. It's a paste that's in a sachet and is safe for raptors and other large birds of prey. I have placed the sachets inside pots that I leave on their side (to help protect from rain). I have also put the…"
If you Make it, Bake it, Sow it or Grow it...... Come and Show it!The Logan Food Gardeners September Crop Swap is at Trinette's place in Tanah Merah.Come along on Sunday morning for a hot cuppa and a chat with fellow gardeners and see what delicious, fresh local produce you can swap, trade or buy.Bring your excess home grown produce, home made preserves, plants, other food gardening related items or bake up a storm to make a swap/trade . Even if you have nothing to swap, you don't need to miss…See More
In September, Roger and Brenda Clark welcome us to the five acre Park Ridge property where they have lived for 35 years as their blog attests.Theirs is an unusual situation. They have plenty of space to establish fruit trees and grow the vegetables which supply their kitchen, but Roger has reverted to container gardening to achieve productivity. He has done this to…See More
There's always something new happening at Warren Goodlet's place in Crestmead as you will know already from his regular posts and recent photos on the LFG website. Our June garden visit gives us a great chance to find out what Warren's been up to.The concept of Warren's garden is to grow crops that produce large volumes of food without taking up too much ground space. The Ceylon Spinach covering his garden shed (pictured) and the substantial banana bunches that his property is currently…See More
Lower your own environmental impact by starting a food garden revolution in your own back yard! These workshops are ideally suited for busy people who are looking to become more environmentally conscious and grow organic healthy food at a low cost. With good design and creativity you can overcome the common challenges of not having enough time or space to grow your own food, and get started on your way to self sufficiency!Come along to a FREE food gardening workshop covering the topics of urban…See More