Choosing the right set of plants to grow indoors is not an easy task if you are a fresh…Continue
'Tis been a Summer on the dry side. Despite the humidity the rains not cometh that often and the garden has suffered in the heat.
Finally I'm getting a bit of height from my shade plantings -- Pigeon Pea and Frangipani-- but I could have done with that elevation earlier in the season.
Keeping up the water has been a hard task. Although my terracotta pot system keep plants alive, they don't irrigate to a volume that promotes keen growth in sand, and supplementary hand…Continue
I don't know if it is just because the weather has been so hot but I feel that there is almost a chill in the air in the early mornings?? My new job has kept me very busy but because of the massive reduction in travel time and later start, I'm able to get almost an hour of gardening in every day before work. I leave the big, dirty jobs (whipper snipping and making compost heaps for example) for the weekend but can get watering, planting, mulching, harvesting etc done…Continue
I thought it might be helpful to see what everyone is Planting, Harvesting and Preparing for in the garden now. Perhaps this would be helpful to those of us who would like to plant something a bit different to our normal fare. We have a few member who always have some out of left field ideas that we have picked up with gusto, and we are now finding ourselves eating many new & interesting foods.
Is anyone preparing beds etc. for the next Seasons Produce & what type of…Continue
I have several Grow Bags that are in a Semi Shaded position. Unfortunately I can't move them. as they are full of compost.
I am wanting to plant Semi Shade loving vegetables or fruits - any suggestions. They can be permanent planting as a couple of the bags are quite big.
PS - We have decided we are going to have the Quandong cut down this year, we will be on baked beans for a while to save up for the Tree Lopper.