Category Archives: SoilCare

28 March 2018 5:16pm – Limestone Permaculture

Great video by Brett, down at Limestone Permaculture. This is permaculture :) One-Acre Permaculture Garden Feeds 50 Families

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11 March 2018 6:08am – City Farming

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

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5 March 2018 5:58pm – Nutrient deficiencies

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

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3 February 2018 1:31pm – Using Coffee Grounds in the Garden

“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

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13 December 2017 1:34pm – Bio-intensive Beds at Melliodora

The bio-intensive vegie patch at Melliodora … Wow!

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11 December 2017 2:20pm – Coffee Grounds as Herbicide

Interesting article from Jerry … Coffee Grounds As A Herbicide

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2 October 2017 4:19pm – Planting, planting and more planting!

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

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16 September 2017 10:44am – Improving Sandy Soil

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

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16 September 2017 10:31am – Chillis, Toms and Greens

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, basilĀ :) That’ll bring our chilli crop to … Continue reading

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3 May 2017 8:11am – How to ID Your Soil Type

How to identify your soil type with one easy test.

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