Monthly Archives: October 2015

September – October Club Newsletter

GGCI Newsletter SeptOct 2015

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10 Best plants to propagate from cuttings

Cut down on the expenditure of buying new plants by propagating your own. http://blog.gardeningknowhow.com/guest-bloggers/james-white-tbd/

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Time to prune your Passionfruit

Have you pruned your passionfruit back since the winter? Cut it back by about one third because they just love to put on new growth in these hotter months, and its from the new shoots are that you get the … Continue reading

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Help your garden bring in the good bugs!

(Care of Noel Burdette Growing Gardeners) I’m always talking about bringing beneficial insects into the garden, so over the next couple of weeks, Ill be showcasing some of the best plant families to help you do this . Today we … Continue reading

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Double decker bulb planting

A little late to do now, but a good method to keep in mind for next Autumn. This time next year you could be looking at beautiful potted colour 🙂 http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/bgen/lasagna-style-bulb-planting.htm  

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The top 5 watering myths

During the hottest part of summer, it’s especially important to make the most of every drop of water. With so much information available it can be challenging to separate fact from fiction. Here are five common myths about watering. http://www.gardeners.com/how-to/top-watering-myths/7688.html

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Letting your brassicas go to seed

(Care of Noel Burdette Growing Gardeners) Have you been enjoying your cabbages and all brassicas over the cooler months? Don’t be in a hurry to remove the last of your crop as allowing them to go to flower and seed … Continue reading

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How to build a sheet mulch

An easy way to prepare new garden beds for future planting. http://permaculturenews.org/2012/07/20/gorgeous-gardens-from-garbage-how-to-build-a-sheet-mulch/

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How to grow Pineapples

Read on to find out how to grow pineapple plants and useful information regarding pineapple plant care. http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/pineapples/care-of-pineapple-plants.htm

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Gardening Quiz

Here’s a fun little distraction. Test your knowledge with the Gardening Australia quiz! http://www.abc.net.au/gardening/features/quiz.htm

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