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Quick Garden Update October 2020
Quick video tour for a facebook group that missed out on a garden visit and kept hassling me for a vid.
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Wow Ross I would love to visit some time, I hav only been at it for 5 years, its going to be a jungle here in another 30. No my star apple trees are still small but I love the fruit , eaten heaps throughout the pacific islands. And I dont have vanilla....yet! Is the nam doc mai the king thai? Have been trying to get one. Thanks Dianne and Cheryl it takes up a lot of my spare time but at least its a productive hobby(Rachel calls it an obsession)
WOW your garden is amazing, I have never heard of some of the fruit you are growing, its like a tropical paradise - food forest for sure. Lots of hard work but how rewarding
Fabulous Doug, your garden is a credit to you. You have really created an enviable paradise. Thanks for Sharing.
Not yet Vivienne but we still have so many trees that havent fruited yet.
Yeah Christa the bamboo is a bit of an issue, not looking forward to digging it out, might hire a mini excavator for a weekend(i have my excavator ticket)
This year is looking like we will get some good fruit, imagine what I will be getting in another 10 years?
The jaboticaba are a delicious fruit, I can eat bowls ata time.
Your garden has got the spring growth happening, which is good. Pity about the bamboo, but I learnt something, I did not know the roots spread so far. We have the gracilis bamboo so hopefully it does not get so big.
Some of those trees are starting to show good fruit, I'm sure you can't wait to try some of this years harvest. It will be interesting to know how your pitangatuba taste.
We had a fair bit of damage from the westerlies as well the trees bent right over in the front yard. May have lost one or two. That moringa is really growing thick. You are lucky to have at least one roseberry growing but you need another, that is a problem. Daleys had one a while ago and I thought it was useless by itself.
So many Jaboticaba, I am so jealous, but happy to see someone growing them to fruiting stage. Good luck with your gardening and hope we get some rain soon.
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