How is everyone's garden growing now that we are getting some lovely rain? Mine is just looking glorious and is keeping me super busy. I'm so excited at some firsts that…Blog Start of November - oops, I missed a month. 4 Favorites
Fruit Fly talk by Professor Richard Drew
Fruit flies have spread down to Victoria and now some have been discovered in Auckland.
A report on a talk on Fruit Fies from the Nam
We used to treat with systemic cover sprays but…
After harvesting the Vetiver hedges for mulch, I approached a level of neatness and order that I, for one, am not used to.
It may not be topiary but the plan is to take the trimmed hedges…Blog VETIVER HEDGEROWS 6 Favorites End of year garden 1 photo End of year garden 1 2 Favorites Comic explainer: forest giants house thousan… Giant eucalypts play an irreplaceable part in many of Australia’s ecosystems. These towering elders develop hollows, which make them nature’s high-rises, housing everything from endangered squirrel-g… Discussion Comic explainer: forest giants house thousan… 4 Favorites
What a glorious day and a glorious garden we had a visit in today. Steve and Ann's garden is magical - approximately 1/4 of an acre (I'm guessing here - it could be larger) of beautifully…Blog Ann's Garden Visit 6 Favorites Transpiration Experiment photo Transpiration Experiment 6 Favorites
It was the most amazing day for a visit to Daley's. I managed to drag my butt out of bed at 5:15 and was on the road by 5:45 to start the journey. Google maps told me it would be 2hrs and 15 min…Blog Daley's Visit 2018 7 Favorites March 2018
I've managed to get in 7 hours of good gardening last weekend and feel like I've achieved a lot. Vegie wise, I planted out into seedling punnets some broccoli,…Blog March 2018 5 Favorites
With Autumn nearly upon us, I am trying to seriously get my garden beds going. I had hoped to get a lot more done this weekend but with the torrential downpours…Blog Nearly Autumn 4 Favorites Middle of February
How's the gardening going in this heat? I got a little motivated a couple of weeks ago and then this heat hit and I went "Nope". Luckily for me, everything has…Blog Middle of February 5 Favorites
The great joy of annuals and the like is that nothing lasts as it was. Gardening with non perennial plants is full of options,quickly realised.
Since taking up with Vetiver grass (we are…Blog A change is afoot... 3 Favorites
It is the time of abundance. I am getting WAY too many trombonccinos, eggplants, cucumbers, beans and eggs at the moment so every Friday lately, I am taking in a basket load of goodies for people…Blog November in the garden. 5 Favorites FOR THE FIG LOVERS FIGS 4 FUN FORUM - Not Australian but full of info nonetheless. Welcome to Figs 4 Fun We believe this is the largest database of information about figs (Ficus carica) that is available on the interne… Discussion FOR THE FIG LOVERS 4 Favorites