Gardening

Focus on Worms and Soil

It’s a breakthrough revelation when as a new gardeners we come to the realisation that soil is fundamental for successful plant growth. Worms are evidence of soil health and healthy worm farms produce rich wonderful castings to enrich our soil. One of our members, Nikki, has made herself a star …

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Welcome January 2024

We’re harvesting good summer crops of long purple eggplants, cucumber, capsicum, beans, red and white radish, basil. Cute little cucamelons are coming on. First pumpkins of the season are being shared.  It’s unusual to see a flowering rhubarb plant but we have had just that on and off over the …

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Working Bee 4 June 2022

Working Bee on 4 June 2022 was a great success with lots of jobs done including clearing of compost area, harvesting of turmeric and yacon, clearing of spent pumpkin vine, topping up soil, raised bed maintenance, moving into the new shed, secateur sharpening plus equipment  inventory. Big big thanks to …

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May 2022

Autumn is drawing into Winter now and still plenty of La Nina rain continues to fall. Interspersed with sunshine this can be a gardeners recipe for happiness .. we shall see. The star activity of May was a marathon day assembling our new garden shed in the rain on 12 …

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