A few weeks ago, I planted 6 different types of Chillies into a seed tray to go on the warming mat. Continue reading The ‘Chillin’ Chillies
Time to get my Tomato seeds in trays today! So hard to choose which varieties to plant- I must stop buying so many seeds! Continue reading Tomato Planting Day
Featuring: Silverbeet, Tatsoi, Red Lettuce! Continue reading Tonight’s Foyer Food
The first Sweet Pea flower has finally ‘Popped’, with promise of many more to come!
It’s finally time to plant out the herbs… after long weeks sprouting on the warming mat in my bathroom propagation area and then torture of ‘hardening off’ outside during a Melbourne winter – its time to plant out the herbs!
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Here is a gallery of pics showing the progression of the East Side Garden – I managed to find some pics that quite old, so you really get to see how the East Side has changed and progressed over the last few years…
The Carrots growing in the foam boxes (car-park garden) are doing exceptionally well this year! Even I’m surprised that they are happily growing in such a small space: Continue reading Foam Box Carrots
Moving house is never easy… its exceptionally difficult if you happen to be a 200Kg garden full of Snow Peas!
Converting the ‘Sunflower Strip’ to a ‘Sweet Pea’ garden has been quite an underwhelming (success?)
This particular garden strip battles a few issues: Continue reading The sunflower strip – now featuring Sweet Peas!
A gallery of pics of the Linaria flowers – Now featuring Aphids! 😉
Now, more than ever: OUR GARDEN NEEDS YOU!
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We are having the west side fence replaced. …
I raise lots of seeds and cutting inside, some on a heat mat… but when its time to go outside, the all ‘harden off’ in the Kiddy Corner:
Its rare that i buy a plant or seeding now days… i has to be something that i want desperately and right away… otherwise i propagate!
Whether it is seeds or cuttings, there are a few things that you will need to get started: Continue reading Propagation 101
I really wanted to use some of the Castings and Compost i acquired in yesterdays plunder in the propagation mix i was going to use to strikes the cuttings i plundered.
Amongst yesterdays booty was a bucket of propagating sand, so i was able to make a mixture that contained: Continue reading Potting up the Booty 🙂