After a year of sitting on it's side waiting for me to get around to installing it the water tank is finally up and as a bonus the rain came and filled it.
My 'organic' gutter garden with stuff growing in it before the mesh.
I is here. Yesiree.
After a very intense period of exploration and research I'm thinking that I have discovered my preferred gardening…
A friend was talking about the Three Sisters (corns/beans/squash) and indigenous agricultural practices in arid regions of North America. Some of these approaches are covered in Rainwater Harvesting for…Continue
I've been doing some Bokashi posts in the last few days on my website for some friends who were asking about it. The search function on ning doesn't seem to have filters or advanced search functionality so I couldn't really check to see if this has already been discussed. I figured I'd post it here as well and if it helps someone, bonus!…
After having no luck with my other beds I decided that perhaps wicking beds are the better solution for my neglectful gardening habits. I decided to modify regular wicking beds and put in a reservoir to save money on media and increase water retention in the system.
I'm currently waiting for my seedlings to sprout so I can put them in. I'm also looking for…
It wasn't a great day at the markets yesterday (they're monthly) but I'm proud of my snazzy market cart which is being renovated.
It used to be a bike cart and I'd carry my community artz workshop wares around from school to school with me peddling up front.
Since it has been used to ferry my canoe to the seashore.
Now it's a perfect produce market artefact. What style,…Continue
So, I guess it's time for the latest update on my battle with them. If you see my previous blog post, I had two areas that were set up to deal with possums. One area was protected with a nylon mesh, combining architectural elements of the Sydney Opera House with the visual appeal of a plastic bag stuck on a barbed wire fence. The other area had a low electrified fence. The…Continue