So… how many of us know what a carrot flower looks like? If you grow your own veges, do you harvest them all and re-sow from a packet? Or do you pick some and leave some to collect your own … Continue reading
The end of the warm weather is an exciting time in the veggie patch, and Graham Ross shares his secrets from harvesting the last of the warm weather crops to getting those winter veggies in the ground.
We all know that most garden crops want as much sun as possible. Tomatoes, melons and peppers will positively pout if they don’t get oodles of light. What you may not realise is that many other garden crops will do … Continue reading
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What a fantastic day we had yesterday for our bus trip. The sun was shining, a crisp breeze kept us alert (and wrapped up) and a lovely time was had by all, appreciating “The Shambles” garden and the many delights … Continue reading
A good guide from our friends at ‘About the Garden’ on what to plant with what, this autumn.
Have any spare (organic) garlic cloves in the pantry? http://www.aboutthegarden.com.au/index.php/how-to-grow-garlic/
Citrus leaf miner (Phyllocnistis citrella) is a common pest during summer and autumn affecting all citrus. The larvae tunnels in the leaf, forming a squiggly silvery window pattern. When it’s fully grown, it curls the edges of the leaf together … Continue reading
Introducing our new look newsletter! GGCI Newsletter MayJune2015 Happy Gardening everyone 🙂
Well what d’ya know… Most people aren’t pleased about having high clay soils but they may well have a great resource in their hands. Does anyone include clay in their composting regime?
Even if you’re not a Mother, Chrysanthemums can brighten up anyones day with their bright cheery flowers and they’re easy to care for too. Keep them inside in a brightly lit sunny room for a short period of time whilst … Continue reading