My Nectarine nemesis is once again covered in black aphids… but hopefully not for much longer…. the ‘Lady Birds’ have landed! Continue reading The Cavalry Have Arrived!
Got a letter from Mamma Tony today, yup- a real snail mail letter! Lol
When I see a letter from MT I usually expect a recipe inside, this was a recipe of a different kind…
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
Edging is up, time to fill the beds with Pine Bark Mulch Continue reading John’s Garden Reno Update 3: 3000L of Mulch!
So, knowing I would need a wheel barrow to move the 3000L of Pine Bark required for this reno, I went to Bunnings to buy a cheap one…. Continue reading John’s Garden Reno 1: The Wheel Barrow!
The birds love to dig everything out of my garden, most of the time i think they are looking for worms Continue reading Beans VS Birds (Round 1)
Over the last couple of weeks the Nectarine Tree was treated for ‘Leaf-Curl. Now its hosting an infestation of black/brown Aphids! Continue reading Nectarine Tree: Now Featuring Aphids
Remember to eat a rainbow!
Fact sheet below from http://www.nutritionaustralia.org
All of my Grandparents have been avid (and great!) gardeners.
I remember the gardening efforts of 2 of them (from different sides of the family) fondly, and I know that their passion has traveled down the line to me. Continue reading Lunar/Moon Gardening
It was only 4 days ago that the Tomato seeds were trayed up and we already have germination! Continue reading Time for a Tomato Update….Already! !
The Raspberry has been planted in a foam box.
Any chance of fruit??
It came as a free gift from Diggers and ha a couple of green shoots that have just surfaced.
Its variety is ‘Pink Neika’.
Remember you can you can ‘Follow’ without signing up to word-press. Just use the ‘Follow by email’ Button. Its on the right of screen (on a PC) or below the new posts if you are viewing on a mobile.
Great reference website!
Last year my attempt at carrots was a bit of a disaster. They all grew into each other in gnarled knots and by the time I harvested them they were still tiny but tasted bitter 😦
Ive added a Menu to the site to help make navigation easier!
It appears differently depending on if you are using a mobile / or PC
It’s now even easier to comment on posts – no username required!
Just click the ‘Leave comment’ button at the top of the post, or enter your comments in the ‘Comments/Reply’ box at the end of the post. Continue reading Your Comments welcome!
How to Follow WITHOUT getting inundated with emails!
I’ve recently made a few changes to the layout of the Blog to help make it easy for my lazy friends to FOLLOW!
There is now a ‘Follow by Email’ option in the right hand menu. This means you don’t have to sign up to WordPress in order to follow this awesome blog lol.
Once you enter your email address, you will get a confirmation email.
When you click on confirm, you will be taken to a screen where you can manage subscriptions:
I strongly recommend that you change the delivery preferences to Daily or Weekly.
This will prevent you receiving an email every time I post…. sometimes i post many times in one day – I don’t want to fill your Inbox with clutter
How to Follow this blog WITHOUT being inundated with emails!