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Organic garlic for sale

SOLD OUT New stock will be available around December 2011. Once again, we have a small quantity of our own certified-organic ‘Italian White’ garlic for sale direct to the public. This variety has a lovely flavour and has been grown … Continue reading

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Organic school gardens

As some readers know, I have been kept very busy this year writing the Organic School Gardens program for the Biological Farmers of Australia to teach children how to garden for a sustainable future. This program is unique, as it … Continue reading

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Almost time to plant garlic

Soils for garlic need plenty of mature compost added, and they should have a a soil pH close to neutral for good growth and a rich supply of antioxidants. The health benefits of garlic have been known for thousands of … Continue reading

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Perfect Christmas gift

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for someone who enjoys gardening? The new edition of my book, ‘Easy Organic Gardening and Moon Planting‘ would be an excellent choice. This book is not just about growing food – all your garden … Continue reading

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Competition winners

Read the prize winning entries here  The winners of the WAHMania book giveaway have been chosen and the winners notified. The question asked was, ‘why organic gardening/farming is best’.   It was very difficult to choose the winner, as there … Continue reading

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Catching up

I’ve had to neglect my blog somewhat in recent months as I have been kept busy preparing and promoting the new edition of my book Easy Organic Gardening and Moon Planting, which was released last Monday. I wrote the book … Continue reading

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More frogs…

It has been raining for the past ten days and I don’t want to seem ungrateful after so many years of drought but, I am anxious to get out in the garden again and get my hands dirty. At least … Continue reading

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Pumpkin update

Now that the pumpkin vine is dying off, we are able to find the entire crop – 27 pumpkins from one vine. Compost and plenty of water are the secrets to healthy pumpkin growth. Despite prolonged periods of rain, the … Continue reading

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Frog update

Arthur from the Frog and Tadpole Study group (FATS) has informed me that the mottled frogs are “Bleating Tree Frogs”. We have heard these frogs in previous years but had no idea what they looked like. We thought we had … Continue reading

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Red leaves on citrus

Jane e-mailed: I have a question about my lemon tree. I bought a new one and planted it in a few weeks ago, and this week we have had a lot of rain. It has a fair bit of new … Continue reading

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