Monthly Archives: October 2010

On their knees

On their knees

While most men get on their knees only once in their lifetime, gardeners like myself do it all the time to get rid of the weeds! Continue reading

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Stinging nettles

Melbourne’s substantial rainfall in September, together with the manure which has been applied in August, resulted in lash growth of stinging nettles. Continue reading

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Compost

Compost, with blood and bone to compensate for the woody materials in the compost, was dug in the soil in other parts of the garden to spade depth using a garden fork. Continue reading

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Manure in soil and trenches

Spade depth trenches

Spade depth trenches have been dug, sheep manure and blood and bone have been dug in followed by thorough watering and covered by the soil that was dug out. Continue reading

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Garden divided

Garden Divided

The garden has been divided in sections for easy access, crop rotation (to avoid the build up of soil diseases) and for more efficient and effective use of space. Continue reading

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