Category Archives: SoilCare
Great video by Brett, down at Limestone Permaculture. This is permaculture :) One-Acre Permaculture Garden Feeds 50 Families
Live in a city but want a country lifestyle and connection to your food? No worries! :) Suburban farming: The Australians with country lifestyles, but city lives
This is one of the best summaries I’ve seen in a while (courtesy of Savour Soils Permaculture): PLANT NUTRIENTS DEFICIENCIES IDENTIFICATION Plants need the right combination of nutrients to live, grow and reproduce. When plants suffer from malnutrition, they show … Continue reading
“You may have noticed that some cafes now offer free spent coffee grounds for customers to take home and use in the garden. In theory, this is a great initiative but the reality is that fresh coffee grounds are high … Continue reading
The bio-intensive vegie patch at Melliodora … Wow!
Interesting article from Jerry … Coffee Grounds As A Herbicide
Following on from Saturday’s purchases, we collected 6 rosella seedlings that my parents had collected from a lady at the Thursday Redcliffe markets, and postponed the planting for the predicted cooler weather today. Then, on our trip up to the … Continue reading
Anyone else have trouble keeping nutrients and structure in sandy soil? Looks like I’ll be putting together a batch of ‘dry method’ char and horse manure this weekend too! Has anyone else tried this? HOW TO PERMANENTLY IMPROVE YOUR SANDY … Continue reading
Market day! And more seedlings to pot up/plant out this arve (from top-left to right): red choi, 2x cayenne, sage, mustard, 2x roma toms, red chard/silverbeet, 2x jalapeno, another roma, basil, 3x jalapeno, basil :) That’ll bring our chilli crop to … Continue reading
How to identify your soil type with one easy test.