Monthly Archives: September 2015

A great looking lawn

After a good looking lawn that suppresses weeds? I for one have a compacted ‘postie path’ that needs a little TLC. Try these great tips from Jerry Coleby-Williams. Remember not to mow your lawn too short – longer grass also … Continue reading

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How are your potted plants fairing?

When watering your pots keep an eye out for water running straight through. At this time of the year many potting mixes become non-wetting. Treat with a wetting agent or you could try putting the pot into a bucket when … Continue reading

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How to recycle jeans into a garden apron

What a nifty idea!

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What I wish I’d known before getting chickens

Thinking about keeping chickens? Get some great advice from those in the know. If you already have chooks, leave your own advice in the comments 🙂 http://permaculturenews.org/2015/09/20/47-backyard-chicken-owners-speak-out/

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August – September Club Newsletter

GGCI Newsletter AugSept2015  

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Time to prune your hisbiscus

(Care of Noel Burdette Growing Gardeners) Well its that time of year again when we have to be strong and prune back our Hibiscus. Its often difficult to know when to do this as it seems that they flower virtually … Continue reading

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September meeting reminder

Meeting reminder! For our September function (tomorrow 1:30pm, cnr Glebe Rd & Green St, Booval), we welcome guest speaker Ben Smith of ‘Palms for Brisbane’. The nursery sells rare and exotic tropical and rainforest plants and trees for collectors and … Continue reading

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Using white in the garden

(Care of Noel Burdette Growing Gardeners) Using lots of White flowers in the garden can really bring your garden together. For the fashion conscious , white goes with everything and can brighten up dull corners and looks wonderful at night … Continue reading

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