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July 2012 Blog Posts (5)

How to grow container greens economically

After many years, I've finally gotten around to creating a blog to talk about the two things I love: food production and fishing.

Here's my first post on growing greens in shallow containers. Hope you like it.

How to grow greens in shallow containers cheaply

Added by Joseph on July 31, 2012 at 19:12 — 2 Comments

2 Years On: Lemongrass and Earthworms

After almost two years the house we moved to in Beachmere   has settled down. The insides were fine --- no work needed -- but outside was 'empty'.…

Added by Dave Riley on July 23, 2012 at 23:30 — 2 Comments

The Rain Has Stopped

Finally a chance to get out in the garden ( sunday morning ) only to find quite a few problems as a result of the un-seasonable rain and warm temperatures . The last of my broccoli went from large thight heads to open almost flowering in 4 days, the mizuna completley collapeed , snow peas the same ,  i really have not had a chance to pick them  and i have found that like a lot of things if you dont they stop flowering and go of . there are some thing coming on well , the red cabbage , little…


Added by christopher zane hart on July 15, 2012 at 13:55 — 2 Comments

elephant garlic

Hello has anyone tried to plant elephant garlic this late in brisbane would  I at least get some rounds do you think

Added by DARREN JAMES on July 7, 2012 at 20:04 — 1 Comment

Watching tha Hass grow

A friend of mine grew a Hass avocado from seed and gave it to me before he had to go overseas.

I am not sure how old it was when he gave it to me, I suspect 3 months.

I will track its growth in this blog out of curiosity, as I read they can fruit within 18 months. Fingers crossed.

February 16, 2012.…


Added by Robert Tolmaci on July 3, 2012 at 12:54 — No Comments

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