How to Kill A Tree
Be kind to your trees.
A busy but fulfilling week.
I’ve had a busy week, with some new experiences & I feel recharged & grateful. Last weekend was the training course for my VCF role with Ozgreen & the resilient communities program. A full weekend with other like minded individuals (24) to teach us how to present modules over the next 9 months to participants in our local…
When do you start your garden?
Yesterday, I attended one of the first in-person church services my local congregation has held since COVID lockdowns began. It was great to see old friends at Pentecost this year. After the service, I was chatting with a friend who has been gardening (together with his wife) for many years. He asked me whether I had put…
Show me your gardens for 2021!
It doesn't matter what the stage or the state it's in (remember my disaster garden last year?). Show off whatever you have and make no apologies. I will begin. Our frosts should now be over & we are into a heat wave that promises to come with some thunderstorms today/tonight/tomorrow. Hopefully that does mean rain, soaking…
Garden: We are trying it again this year
Last year our garden was a disaster due to dry conditions & then resulting weeds. It will get worked a lot this summer as we rebuild the soil and tackle the weeds. I have grown great gardens there in the past. Last year was just not one of those years. Well, today was spent doing some miscellaneous things and planting the…
I have used some of these ideas. What I found interesting is the use of rain gutters for starting (he does peas), then slipping the contents right from the gutter right into the furrow. I would think that this should work well with most plants that hate transplanting.
Plants to grow near chicken coops
Interesting article from Insteading about what to grow next to a chicken coop that is beneficial to you and the chickens.