Monthly Archives: July 2015

Botanical word of the week

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July – August Club Newsletter

We hope you enjoy our July-August newsletter.  Remember, if you have anything to contribute, drop us a line GGCI Newsletter JulyAug2015

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August meeting reminder

Meeting Reminder! Our August meeting is this Saturday 1st August at 1:30pm (Main hall, cnr Glebe Rd & Green St, Booval). This month, our special guest speaker is Leyland Minter who is the pioneering developer of a non-chemical bio fertiliser … Continue reading

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How to build a Worm Tunnel

Let nature do all the work with a Worm Tunnel – An in-ground worm farm that’s a cross between a small compost bin and a worm farm that permanently sits in your garden soil. http://deepgreenpermaculture.com/diy-instructions/build-a-worm-tunnel-vermicomposting-system/

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Botanical word of the week – Cordate

Loving this new weekly ‘wordy tidbit’ from our friends at Gardening Australia  🙂

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Beginners guide to Heirloom seeds

Getting back to basics, do you know what constitutes an Heirloom seed? http://www.gardeningchannel.com/beginners-guide-to-heirloom-seeds/

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Pest control solutions

At all times, natural is best. But If you have to use a commercial product, better it be an environmentally low impact one 🙂 http://www.sgaonline.org.au/green-product-guide/crazy-critters/

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New life for old gardening tools

Do you have any old garden tools? These can find new life when fastened together into a teepee for climbing plants, adding some quirky charm to any garden.  

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What to do when the snow melts

There was snow in QLD for the first time in a long time this week, and this image was sent in to Jerry Coleby-Williams with a plea for help when the snow melted.  The following is an extract of Jerrys … Continue reading

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Botanical word of the week – Dentate

Courtesy of Gardening Australia

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