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Garden bed for herbs from plywood box

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ania Apr 21, 2015. 5 Replies

Hello fellow gardeners,My garden was aggressively , vindictively demolished last year hence I stopped posting. I did manage to rescue about 30 pots with my rarer fruit trees and am looking forward to…Continue

Rapidly deteriorating Passionfruit : any help or advice much appreciated!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ania Dec 10, 2013. 9 Replies

 So initially,  I noticed a few haphazard leaves going paler, then dropping after that recent rainfall.. I thought those leaves were old , maybe first year growth.. I wasn't really concerned... and…Continue

 

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Ania replied to Ania's discussion Garden bed for herbs from plywood box
"Thank you all so much for your advice :) will post the end result!"
Apr 21, 2015
Andrew Cumberland replied to Ania's discussion Garden bed for herbs from plywood box
"Sorry about the damage last year.  Good news about your fruit trees though.  I'd definitely line the box, even if it's made of marine ply.  Remember, the size lining you need will be: width: 60 cm + 60 cm (for the two sides)…"
Apr 20, 2015
DARREN JAMES replied to Ania's discussion Garden bed for herbs from plywood box
"Yes hi there, if buying plastic make sure it is the heavy type builders plastic.I used it to lay under an above ground pool  and could not believe how good its condition was after 6 yrs underground.Saying that I recently bought a pkt from…"
Apr 20, 2015
Elaine de Saxe replied to Ania's discussion Garden bed for herbs from plywood box
"Ania you can line your box with builder's plastic. Buy from hardware around $2 a lineal metre and usually around 2m wide. You will need to provide drainage or if you are doing a wicking bed you need one overflow hole. Just ask if you want to…"
Apr 20, 2015
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Apr 20, 2015
Dianne Caswell replied to Ania's discussion Garden bed for herbs from plywood box
"Hi Ania, if you are talking about the type of plywood boxes they use for packing into, I have a couple I have been using as a potting bench for 3 years (my husbands receives pumps in them for our business) and they have not fallen apart though…"
Apr 20, 2015
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Garden bed for herbs from plywood box

Hello fellow gardeners,My garden was aggressively , vindictively demolished last year hence I stopped posting. I did manage to rescue about 30 pots with my rarer fruit trees and am looking forward to starting again at a new property ASAP.So..I have here an interesting shaped 2m long 60 cm tall plywood box.. Wishing it to become a long skinny herb garden., but concerned about the material - will it decompose? Can / should I line it with anything?! A sealant?? Plastic?Any advice sincerely…See More
Apr 20, 2015
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Dragon fruit advice? Are these early fruit developing?? - hard to be patient!

"Locally there are some kind of climbing cactus way up trees - I had one growing on a trellis over the front door in Briz. Superb scent to the flower but no fruit - may not have been a fruiting variety or it did not get pollinated. Currently I…"
Apr 11, 2014
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Dragon fruit flowers.. Round 2!

"I was at the Yangon Botanical Gardens last month and they had their Dragon fruit plants staked to brick pillars 30cm square. Large plants though, very."
Mar 11, 2014
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Cut open ; tasted sweet!!

"The seeds look large or is that because the fruit is small, great size for lunches. Will you save the seeds? I would love some."
Mar 3, 2014
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Biggest surprise this month. Out of action with a sore back, totally missed this developing!!

"My collegue who grew large dragonfruits said they need a lot of water while fruiting"
Mar 1, 2014
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Dragon fruit advice? Are these early fruit developing?? - hard to be patient!

"You were right Elaine. They all fell off in a rotten heap today."
Feb 26, 2014

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About me:
Individual, Business
I am interested in:
Exotic fruits, vegetables and herbs. I love growing edibles, but have started to expand to flowers due to a serious and concerning shortage of bees.

Fish: complete and utter fish geek; avid scuba diver, 14 years professional aquarist, aqua ponics dreamer, Scientist with majors in marine biology, wildlife management with a specialization in conservation. I love the rainforest, I love the beach, I am fascinated by natural ecosystems. I also have a part time aquarium maintenance business, maintaining corporate and commercial aquaria.

Art: particularly of natural form. I also love painting and dabble in natural gemstone beadwork

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Cherimoya pollination success!

Posted on December 5, 2013 at 7:41 15 Comments

I bought a Custard Apple and planted it in memory of my late monkey friend who loved to climb trees. After discovering the unique pollination procedure I wasn't sure if it would work for me but yesterday my guests noticed 2 baby custard apples on the tree. yay!! I don't know yet how to post photos but when I do I'll post s pic. :) yay.

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At 10:13 on December 23, 2013, Christine Cox said…
Maybe if you advertised this beauty you may get a landscaper who knows how to move and replant either for you or for them without injury.
At 20:52 on December 6, 2013, Andrew Cumberland said…

So glad you found us Ania.  Enjoy!

At 5:30 on November 28, 2013, Lissa said…

Welcome to Brisbane Local Food Ania :)

Please get in touch via message or the discussion forum if you need help finding what you are after, or in using the site.

Otherwise simply explore, join the conversations and enjoy.

All the best and happy gardening

Lissa

 
 
 

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