The second of two tours, the first will be on Thursday 18 June Situated in the scenic Kerry Valley this property has nearly 80 different types of fruit and vegetables with more coming on all the time. Whether you are an experienced gardener or just starting out, you are sure to learn new tips and techniques from the very knowledgeable Bill and Carol. In just seven years, this amazing duo have transformed their acreage property and now produce enough fruit and vegetables to almost meet their…See More
Join us at David’s productive subtropical oasis. He has over 150 fruit and nut trees and a hundred plus vegetables. See rare and unusual fruits and herbs such as Wax Jambo, Burdekin Plum, Rollinia and Giant Gourds as you wander through the garden. Please bring along: - a plate of food to share for morning tea - any excess produce you would like to swap - a hat if it's fine - a small folding chair - a mug and plate There will be a contribution box at the event and your contribution of…See More
My apologies for leaving you hanging! Thanks for the welcome. I am very keen to really get a great food garden going but have had very limited time for it since becoming a member!
I am currently only growing cherry tomato plants and some hybrid capsicum plants, but I am having mixed results with the capsicums - I think to do with where I planted them (in a rush to get them in) and also the caterpillars and possibly other insects are getting to them.
Ideally I would love to grow all the vegies that we eat regularly (many of which are the most chemically sprayed by producers), and I am hopeful that one day it will be abundant enough for me to pass some along to our local community centre or other service for people in need.
Any suggestions you may have - particularly things you have had most success with, and thoughts on planting at this time of year would be most welcome.
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I Pad so I do some weird things. What area do you live in? How long have you been part of this wonderful group? It was lovely to talk to you on Sunday. There is just so much to learn and so much fun trying to be productive in the garden. I am slowly sorting out what is successful and what to forget, I will get there eventually. Thanks for your friend request and I look forward to chatting with you.