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June 7th Will Winter Ever Be Here?

Well, I only planted a small patch and that might turn out to be a good thing. With the beautiful weather we are forced to endure here in Queensland, the garden is bursting to be harvested. These new potatoes leaped … Continue reading

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May the 4th be with you.

The Flower Garden Why not bring some cheerfulness into the garden with flowers? We’re lucky to be able to grow many spectacular tropical flowering trees, shrubs and vines as well as the more traditional English-style perennials and bedding plants. The … Continue reading

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Just Geraniums

Propagation Tips for Geraniums, by Wendy Skelton, from her Guest Speaker spot at February’s club meeting. This is a 2 page document please click here to download.

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April planting.

 As you can see, my Beans, Lettuce and Pak Choy are all thriving from last week’s rain. Here’s an Autumn tip from Green Harvest, Maleny This is the best time to sow peas, if you haven’t tried Sugar Snap peas, … Continue reading

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March veges – and it’s still 30 degrees

Okay, it’s still pretty warm out there, but you could certainly consider popping in the following incredible edibles, especially towards the tail end of the month. Consider cabbage, Asian greens, rocket, silverbeet, cauliflower, peas, spring onions, zucchini, pumpkin, sweet corn, … Continue reading

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Welcome to our Expo News & Blog page

Welcome to our Expo News & Blog page Welcome to the news and blog section of our expo page.  We hope you have Saturday 27th August 2016 set aside in your diary for the Ipswich Home Gardener’s Expo! Helpful comments are invited … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to us!

Happy Birthday to us!! This time 16 years ago, the Glebe Garden Club (Ipswich) held our very first club function and we’re still going strong! Thank you to everyone for your support over the years – we couldn’t have done … Continue reading

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Marcotting or air layering fruit trees

A great technique for the propogation of new fruit trees.  

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Costa’s guide to Household Composting

Next week is National Recycling Week. Let’s all do what we can 🙂  

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Botanical word of the week

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