With all my other gardening activities, Ive been unable to give my plot at the Merri Corner Community Garden (MCCG) the attention that it deserves Continue reading Community Garden Plot: Up for Grabs!!
Category Archives: Merri Creek Community Garden (MCCG)
Don’t Trust the Rain! – Garden Maintenance
Its been drizzling for 2 days in Melbourne now but still most of the garden beds are ‘driza-bone’ lol 🙂 Continue reading Don’t Trust the Rain! – Garden Maintenance
Reuse and Recycle: Toliet roll pots
Sometimes i struggle to find enough little pots to use when i need to pot up seedlings or propagate cuttings.
Some people love ‘Jiffy Pots’ or ‘Pellets’ but i find that they don’t break down quick enough and are not tall enough to accommodate a good tap root system.
Ive read a few tips and heard from an elderly neighbour that using toilet rolls as transitional pots works really well. Continue reading Reuse and Recycle: Toliet roll pots
The new east side strip has been a success in many ways:
- All the seeds have sprouted
- The productive end has already given us Radishes and Rocket!
- The Residents of Mitchell Mews now stop and chat!
With this success in mind, I’d really like to reclaim the garden near the fence on the eastern side. Continue reading Shameless /kickstarter
Wear a hat!
I was ambitious enough to try to plant a few things down at the plot early this afternoon.
While it was only 25 degrees my face was sunburned in less than half an hour!
Don’t forget your hat!
My New Plot
Needs a bit of TLC at the moment. .. but the soil looks pretty good compared with the garden around the flats