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French intensive market / vegetable gardening

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine coolowl Aug 16. 3 Replies

Growing Katuk ( Sweet Leaf) with Dragon Fruit

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Sand as mulch

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"Ask the Kiwis for input -- they hunt their massive population of Australian possums...There are about 30 million possums in New Zealand - that's about 7 per person! The local imports munch through around 9,000 tonnes of leaves,…"
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French Intensive: La culture maraîchère downunder

I is here. Yesiree.Finally.After a very intense period of exploration and research I'm thinking that I have discovered my preferred gardening 'model'.What I mean by that is that I have narrowed in on the 'system' that suits my environmental context and my habits...my journey.It has a name and history and…See More
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Dave Riley replied to Stuart Dunstan's discussion Native Australian edible leaves
"AFTERTHOUGHT: I'll follow my own advice and try to make Warrigal Green Sushi.I'll let you know if it works.The challenge is getting the Greens to stick to the rice and not the mat."
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Dave Riley replied to Stuart Dunstan's discussion Native Australian edible leaves
"You can get WG plants for 50 cents each at the Caboolture Markets. But they sell out early in the day. I sell  the leaves  from my monthly stalls as  I have a few plants and have encouraged   locals here to eat them.  I love…"
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French Intensive: La culture maraîchère downunder

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 0:30 0 Comments

I is here. Yesiree.

Finally.

After a very intense period of exploration and research I'm thinking that I have discovered my preferred gardening…

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Waffles, Sponges, Cornmeal and other delicacies.

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 2:00 6 Comments

A friend was talking about the Three Sisters (corns/beans/squash) and indigenous agricultural practices in arid regions of North America. Some of these approaches are covered in Rainwater Harvesting for…

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Market Cart

Posted on August 3, 2014 at 9:00 21 Comments

It wasn't a great day at the markets yesterday (they're monthly) but I'm proud of my snazzy market cart which is being renovated.

Looking gooood.

It used to be a bike cart and I'd carry my community artz workshop wares around from school to school with me peddling up front.

Since it has been used to ferry my canoe to the seashore.

Now it's a perfect produce market artefact. What style,…

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Sponge Hole Irrigation

Posted on July 26, 2014 at 1:00 4 Comments

I've been experimenting with the mulching technique I've previously called a Honey Hole or  Fertility Trench.
It is a very simple method that is a useful for  irrigating and introducing  fertility into the soil. I refer to these holes as 'worm takeaways' because…
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To market, to market...

Posted on July 19, 2014 at 19:00 0 Comments

Major renovations...

I've been digging...and planting because I've been driven by a new commitment: market…
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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

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 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 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 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 10:32 on January 14, 2009, christopher zane hart said…
Hi Dave , have you seen the discussion on garden visits ? . Would you be interested ?.
 
 
 

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