Finally -- the last section of veg garden has been converted into mounds.
The worst 'soil' (and I use the term lightly) I own, is now contoured according to template. The engineering may be an easy DIY but the patch had been neglected as occupying the…Continue
When I started my current garden project I wanted to create it via recycling. While I've thrown some local manures at it , the major inputs have been paper, cardboard, grass clippings, tree and brush trimmings.
I've collected, accumulated and added these items relentlessly for 6 years and my yellow sand has turned into loam, albeit very sandy loam.
What I've done is add heaps of carbon and offered up my labour to its accumulation in the soil.
If you seek to replicate…Continue
As we approach the end of 2015 I'd like to say how much I've appreciated the discussions, the shared information, the inputs and resources posted to this forum.
BLF is a great learning curve and excuse to lay out what you may be trying to do.It challenges perceptions and encourages you to push your gardening envelope by being 'creative' and more engaged with your patch of dirt.
In that mix, BLF's other great attribute is that it isn't ruled by shibboleths. It is indeed a broad…Continue
The LISTING, description & celebration of some culinary & EXOTIC plants …Continue