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Dianne Caswell commented on Dianne Caswell's event GARDEN VISIT - 5th Dec - Andy's for a CHRISTMAS PARTY
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Andrew Cumberland commented on Dianne Caswell's event GARDEN VISIT - 5th Dec - Andy's for a CHRISTMAS PARTY
"It is at 10am. Can't yet see how to change the time next to the little picture. (Now fixed)"
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Doug Hanning commented on Dianne Caswell's event GARDEN VISIT - 5th Dec - Andy's for a CHRISTMAS PARTY
"Yeah I was just looking as well Susan and hoping it wasn't at 8 at night! Almost my bedtime."
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Susan commented on Dianne Caswell's event GARDEN VISIT - 5th Dec - Andy's for a CHRISTMAS PARTY
"Can I just double check the time?  Is it an or pm?"
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Andrew Cumberland commented on Dave Riley's blog post Using Vetiver in the Kitchen Garden
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Barbara Tealby replied to Dave Riley's discussion What to plant now: December
"Doesn't matter to me if it bolts - I'd take the seeds, but I just replant more seeds regularly to…"
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Dave Riley replied to Dave Riley's discussion What to plant now: December
"Coriander? For the seeds? It surely would bolt? I'm a leaf user. Although the Thais use the…"
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Barbara Tealby posted a discussion
As some of you will know, I have had all sorts of trouble getting my Jumbo Quails to lay. I had…
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Barbara Tealby replied to Dave Riley's discussion What to plant now: December
"I've just about finished planting for the year, but snake beans, winged beans, yellow pear cherry…"
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Dave Riley replied to Dave Riley's discussion What to plant now: December
"Anyway, here's a bit of encouragement: humorous."
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Using Vetiver in the Kitchen Garden

Here's a look-see of how my renovated kitchen garden has come together. The core layout plan rests on planted Vetiver clumps rather than hedges, with all vegetable plantings within a 1.5 metre zone around each clump. No beds. No paths. Just…

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Chickens

I have been wanting to keep a few chickens in the garden, the boss won't agree so I went out a bought a couple anyway, they have settled in really well , pic attached

Ron…

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Coriander conundrum

This year, I had a REALLY good crop of Coriander. Planted in the shade of a pawpaw tree in early April, it grew and thrived for months giving us lots of luscious leaves, and then as the weather heated up and the pawpaw tree got removed, it went…

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