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Elaine coolowl commented on Dave Riley's blog post Plant markers from ceramic tiles
"The 'option' I meant was geographical location. Suits some, not others. You get that. Reading labels that are vertical is quite a challenge if you have a lot of them. The little yellow markers I can just pick up but then, they don't…"
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Lissa commented on Dave Riley's blog post Plant markers from ceramic tiles
"I would be interested in coming for a look once you have some for sale Dave. Let us know when that time arrives please. We send some of our young disabled groups to Artrageous for activities so I would like to come take a look myself, not having had…"
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Dave Riley commented on Dave Riley's blog post Plant markers from ceramic tiles
"Compared to other options I think these are much more reliable. They aren't designed to prettify necessarily like so many fashionable cottage garden style markers. And you can write what you need.  if anyone has any suggestions as to…"
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Elaine coolowl commented on Dave Riley's blog post Plant markers from ceramic tiles
"Good move. Deagon is not really an option though."
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Plant markers cut from ceramic tiles.

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Plant markers from ceramic tiles

After considering my garden marker options in a recent post, we cut some ceramic tiles for use in the garden beds.  As far as I can tell so far, ceramic tiles are an ideal medium with which to signpost your plantings.You need the largest size rectangular tile you can get ...and a tile cutter long enough…See More
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Andrew Cumberland commented on Dave Riley's blog post Mulching with lawn clippings: Oh the joy of dessicated grasses!
"Jeez.  I just compost all my grass clippings - I now refer to it as "harvesting the grass." "
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Plant markers from ceramic tiles

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 21:00 4 Comments

After considering my garden marker options in a recent post, we cut some ceramic tiles for use in the garden beds.  As far as I can…
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Little hands rising from the dirt

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 1:30 8 Comments

I have been nagged big time by the domestic challenge of garden markers. Me been thinking that if I could only find a means to flag my garden content my life would be easier.…
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Mulching with lawn clippings: Oh the joy of dessicated grasses!

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 17:03 7 Comments

I love grass clippings! Can't get enough of 'em.
That's not just me being rhetorical but a statement of fact: I can never get enough grass clippings. Grass chopped up by mowers maketh up my garden. Year in  year out in all weathers I've collected and  distributed cut grasses atop my garden beds. 
This…
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Trench Mulching, Pit Composting, Anaerobic Composting...Honey Holing: call it what you will -- it works

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 1:45 3 Comments

Trench Mulching, Pit Composting, Anaerobic Composting...Honey Holing: call it what you will -- it works.


Burying rubbish may be a crude way to garden…
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Warrigal greens and other preferences

Posted on April 12, 2014 at 23:30 4 Comments

I'm really taken with growing and consuming Kale in the cooler months and Sweet Leaf ( AKA: katuk, star gooseberry:-- small SE Asian tree which is deciduous south of the Tropics) in Summer, but I sometimes run out of green eats -- in part because I use these leaves in everything.



So I'm exploring Kangkong (AKA:water spinach, water convolvulus) which regrettably does…

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Comment Wall (6 comments)

At 10:32 on January 14, 2009, christopher zane hart said…
Hi Dave , have you seen the discussion on garden visits ? . Would you be interested ?.
At 12:52 on January 14, 2009, christopher zane hart said…
thanks for the reply . I have no water tanks myself , very hard in this climate to do any thing without water , but feel free to come along whether you intend to host a visit or not .
At 16:18 on February 4, 2009, christopher zane hart said…
Hi Dave , just a reminder that the GARDEN VISITS are starting at the end of the month (22nd) .Everyone is welcome .
At 20:50 on March 14, 2009, christopher zane hart said…
Hi Dave , just a reminder that the 2nd Garden Visit is on the 29th at Vanessa place .
At 21:10 on June 15, 2009, Scarlett said…
hello
hey i want to delete the backyarders group and i'm copying the discussions across, but i can't copy your little cuba photos - what to do?
At 17:12 on January 11, 2012, Jane said…

Hi Dave, did you manage to get the Snake Beans. If not you may contact me on borgia@tpg.com.au with your address & I will send some.

Jane

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