I'm hearing now, reports on runs of seedlings at nurseries and local Bunnings stores as people rush to start growing their own food in today's current coronavirus situation. I reckon we may well see a whole crop of new and developing gardeners as a result of this crisis. I won't share about how to plant, what to do, etc here as there are many … [Read more...] about Seeds for the year
The current coronavirus crisis is affecting almost everyone the world wide. To date there are more than 140 countries affected, with nearly 200,000 people infected and several thousand who have died. This is, indeed, a sad event the world over. Add to that the panic happening in many western countries where people are stockpiling essential items … [Read more...] about It’s time to grow your own food
It's been awhile since I've written here but we have been busy - work, some gardening, Christmas, New Year, family, holidays. Back to work tomorrow! Over the past couple of weeks, when the weather has permitted, my husband and I have been outside in the garden. We love it there, and on summer evenings it's so easy to remain outside till after … [Read more...] about New year garden work
It was mentioned on the Gardening Australia TV Show a couple of weeks ago that 'now' is the last chance for planting pumpkins. We have one pumpkin plant that is just starting to take off. Others have died. Last year we had no luck at all, although the previous year did well.This year we've decided to start up a new vegetable patch at the top of our … [Read more...] about Last chance to grow pumpkins!