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
Does anyone know where I can definitely find some polystyrene boxes, preferably with lids, for building worm farms? I have been to a number of shops in the area and have only managed to find one. No one seems to use them much around here.
If you are like me, you are always looking for materials for your projects out in the garden and around the house. Where possible, I much prefer to use recycled or repurposed materials, and if they are free or cheap, even better!
The big question is, Where DO YOU start looking if you don’t have what you need on hand?
This is a list of a few resources that I have…Continue
I'm sooo grateful for a mild, overcast day and all the recent rain!!! Got LOTS done in the garden. I was able to plant out a new Dwarf Lime, Grumichama, Tamarillo, Pepino, and Cape Gooseberry without the use of a pick-axe, an auger or a hammer and chisel!
I even managed to reclaim just a little more of the lawn for my garden without much effort. I harvested comfrey and arrowroot for mulch and weeds actually came out of the ground when I pulled on them.
The best part…Continue
Has anyone tried using "Melon Cages" to protect their watermelons and other similar fruits from rats and possums? I am trying it this year and would love to hear about your experience and ideas.
Up until now, I have not been able to grow a melon of any sort to maturity thanks to my local wildlife. I'd actually like to eat one this year.
I'm using "Mouse Mesh" to make my cages, with bamboo inside across the bottom to keep the fruit off the wire and…Continue