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Elaine coolowl liked Dave Riley's discussion root crops,perennials vs annuals, market gardening
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root crops,perennials vs annuals, market gardening

classic study[1927] full of some v useful observations --root development of vegetable crops. v handy reference for checking out what's happening with your plants.i'm not a permie but this exchange here touches on some of the reasons i am not.perennial plants and permaculture  in the debate i…See More
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Andrew Cumberland commented on Dave Riley's blog post Sponge Hole Irrigation
"Yeah, my irrigation use is minimal - mostly rain water or compost tea.  My BIG bug bear is power.  I use lots of electricity... but I'm working on it. "
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Dave Riley commented on Dave Riley's blog post Sponge Hole Irrigation
"the problem with hc here i suspect is the available woods -- melaleucas and eucalypts for instance -- with their herbicidal oils and the dry conditions. i've seen it is used in desert conditions but i'm dubious that it can be engineered…"
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Andrew Cumberland commented on Dave Riley's blog post Sponge Hole Irrigation
"I like it Dave, but I think I'm too lazy to bother.  I'm seeing a bit of a theme with some of the clever water means - for example, this reminds me a bit of huglekultur.  Water storage under ground, slow release.  It's…"
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I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
My own residence.
I am interested in:
Vegetables. Rain harvesting.Starchy vegetables.
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produce
About what I can offer:
I hope to sell produce at local monthly markets in my township.
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http://kickbike.blogspot.com/search/label/Gardening
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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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Great moments in horticulture...

Posted on July 3, 2014 at 0:30 5 Comments

'Tis the time of year in the sub tropics when the Sweet Leaf/Katuk bushes [Sauropus androgynus-- mani cai (马尼菜), in Malay it is called cekur manis or sayur manis] loose their leaves and bare out.I make sure I strip every…

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The garden in June (2014)

Posted on June 29, 2014 at 19:00 0 Comments

They're not flying saucers parked in my garden, but the stoneware plate lids on my terracotta watering pots. It's  exposed…

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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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