We now need 2 people to fill vacancies in the 8 September class.2 of us who were originally booked for the 8th are now attending on 25 August to fill those vacancies.If we can't get two more people,…Continue
I planted one single yacon tuber last year. The resulting plant recently finished flowering and parts of it were dying back. After getting a tip to go ahead and start digging from Lissa, this is what…Continue
Okay. I officially have a possum problem in my garden. At first, it was just the odd capsicum or tomato, but in the last week or so, they've hollowed out a watermelon, eaten a good number of…Continue
Okay..so it's not edible, but I managed to grow something useful in this horrible spot in my yard...I'm happy!
This is the most inhospitable part of my yard. (Really... I mean even the WEEDS struggle to grow here!)
It's at the very top of my sloping yard, above my roof level, it's narrow, has hideous soil from years of erosion, and rocks... soooo many rocks!
The soil is so compacted up there that digging a…Continue
After seeing that Elephant Foot Yam, I started thinking how nice it would be if we could have some sort of a get together where we could sign up to bring, share and try some of the more unusual foods that people grow, make or have just seen in the shops or at the markets.
That EF Yam, for instance or even Yacon, Dragon Fruit, Pigface, Weeds, Taro, Sugarbag honey...you name it!
Even things like duck eggs, goat cheese and fermented foods for folks who have never tried them. It…Continue
I found this patch of some type of grass growing in an area where I had previously grown a green manure crop. I've never seen it growing in my yard before, so I'm thinking it either came in the mix or is just a "weed" brought in by area wildlife.
I'm hoping one of you has come across it before and tell me what it is. (Please be kind, I've only been gardening for a few years!)…Continue