Tag Archives: Wicking Beds

End of Summer season in the patch

I take my hat off to all our dedicated food growers, especially those who are committed to growing organically. It’s when we have seasons like this I can’t help but wonder how this nation ever got off the ground at … Continue reading

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Don’t be fooled-Winter in the garden is busy!

It’s been many moons since I last did a Garden Share Collective post. I just don’t know where the time has gone, I blink and another month has passed me by! We can no longer kid ourselves that summer has gone … Continue reading

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Sunny Saturday.

What a bottler of a day! Not too hot, not too cold, not too windy, just right. The kind of day where you’d be nuts if you stayed inside. It was also our state election in Victoria today, which I … Continue reading

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Garden Share Collective July 2014

Time to have a think about what’s been happening, being harvested and planned over the last month. We are halfway through a school term break here and I have been going ‘gangbusters’ trying to achieve as much as I can … Continue reading

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Restore, renew and respect!

We have just returned home after being on holidays for close to 3 weeks….. I must admit that as much as I like being home to take stock of what is happening in the garden I am not at all … Continue reading

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Baby steps but getting there!

With the addition of 3 new wicking beds in the area allocated as the produce garden we can start to see how the final area will look and how workable it will be. I’m REALLY excited that I have more … Continue reading

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Back up and running.

I haven’t uploaded any posts since before Christmas due to a whole host of time restrictions. Firstly there was Christmas.  We had to work hard at enjoying the season this year, but with a bit of determination, skilful planning and … Continue reading

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What a lovely weekend!

Finally some stable weather and some lovely sun, not too hot, not too cold, just right! I had planned to get a start on my new Sproutwell Greenhouse but got waylaid with lots of other jobs. We made  great progress … Continue reading

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Wet One day Wonderful the next!

Yet again a wet, cold miserable Gippsland Day on Saturday! With the forecast for a nice Sunday we took the opportunity of attending the Baw Baw Garden expo on the yucky Saturday. Did this for a couple of reasons, one … Continue reading

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Windows, paint, electrics and lettuce.

Windows coming unstuck! We have only been able to open 2 or 3 windows at our ‘new’ old house and even though there are several air pathways under doors, down chimneys and through the timber floors, there is nothing like … Continue reading

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