Tag: summer

Haiku in the garden

Haiku in the garden are valuable. They help us to slow down, to be still and quiet for a moment, and feel the season. They are the beginning of a conversation with the place where we grow.

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Zucchinis grow up!

There is just one way you can get another 4 weeks out of your zucchini plants and avoid the dreaded mildew attack. Here is how it is done.

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Deep watering pipes

Deep watering – deep and direct – for plants that don’t like it on their leaves, and for coaxing your veggies to reach down further for the precious drop, with nothing wasted. Here is how..

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level zero sweetcorn

With a greenhouse, you can jumpstart sweetcorn seeds way back in October. With seed, you can start in November, but this is Level Zero – we grow corn for the first few years with the most simple methods to experience success and learn basic essential skills. Let’s go.

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Garrawang – Kangaroo Apple season

Long days, short nights, warm weather with the promise of dry thundery nighttime, increasing the risk of fire. Late-flowering Black Wattles, fruiting bushes and dry grasses for weaving.
We are on Kulin Country, and right now, December, is the local indigenous season of ‘Garrawang’ – Kangaroo Apple.

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berry tidy bed

Once in Spring or Summer we tidy the berry bed. We have strawberries and blueberries in together because they enjoy the same conditions. It’s not a complete pull-through, just routine stuff that takes about an hour, tops. Come see how.

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Volunteers welcome

Who wouldn’t want more volunteers in the garden? If you do trenching, you’ll have more show up than you could have hoped for, and every single one happy and tasty. Haha.

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