As it warms further I always do a check list of the property outdoors for cooling elements. I've already noted that as I return from walkabout and enter through the front gate I am wrapped in an air con effect as my planted ecology kicks in to cool
I found an old blog post of yours on chokos that mentioned Mirliton.Org. I wanted to tell you that we changed the name from plural to singular (no ‘s’ in the url) and that we have added a tremendous amount
As some of you will know, I have had all sorts of trouble getting my Jumbo Quails to lay. I had them in my bush house, where I thought they they would be safe and comfortable in the cool, sheltered environment. Yes, they were uber comfortable, but t
Hi everyone, I have some small pawpaw seedlings available. They have come up from from my compost and are from my own tree. It is a red bisexual pawpaw that produces large (2kg+) fruit with a good sweet flavor, and is less than 2 meters tall. I am g
My dwaft nectarine tree is looking a bit sick, just wondering if it goes like this during winter or if it has something wrong with it, it receives plenty of fertilizer and I spray it for bugs, just wondering if it has had to must water from
I noticed yesterday that there are four similar looking holes in front yard lawn. They are about 0.5 inches in diameter and 6 inches deep, I measured with a stick. The surface is very smooth, as shown in the photo. They are randomly about .5 meters
This is about a video that I found quite intriguing. It is about a lost garden, which was run down since the 2nd World War. It was once one of the most spectacular gardens in England, consisting of a jungle, a walled garden, a sundial garden, a valle
One off my bucket list, we visited the Narangba Nursery which is run by a young couple and they are doing a good job. They have their own tissue culture bananas and quite a few exotic and native plants on hand. This Syzygium is known as the rose app
I do make a lot of salsa to go with whatever else fills a tortilla. Basically you check out what you may have on hand and convert that into a sauce like topping. 'Salsas' can be made from almost anything.
Just wondering about when we should be pruning our fruit trees and how much should we be taking off them? They've been in the ground for just over a year and some have fruited, some haven't. There has been a fair b
The idea behind ShareWaste is that it helps you find someone in your neighbourhood who's willing to accept extra scraps and compost it or feed it to their worms or animals or you can sign up as a host.