Category Archives: Vegie Patch

13 February 2018 10:40am – Dill

I love dill, and use it a lot making pickles, but can’t grow it to save myself :( anyone know the secret?

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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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7 December 2017 6:27am – Pest Patrol

Pest Patrol is up and has gone french this morning: no frog’s legs, but four grasshoppers are a close substitute, and go well with 7 snails, apparently :P

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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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30 September 2017 10:21am – Market Day!

Market day! :) More chillis for our jams, cucumbers for pickles and herbs to replace the few that didn’t make it through summer, and add more to the ones we’ve got (can you ever really have too much mint or … Continue reading

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29 September 2017 4:06pm – Pumpkins!

What do you get when you use home-made compost to top-up a garden bed before planting the next crop? Free pumpkins!

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26 September 2017 1:56pm – Ladybug Nymphs

As the weather warms up, here in Bris, you may start finding some of these little critters on your plants. Don’t squish them! They may look odd/scary but these little guys are ladybug nymphs (adolescent stages) and they, along with … Continue reading

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17 September 2017 4:36pm – Planting and New Recruit

Planting done! :) All the little seedlings have found new homes, been seasolled, and tucked in for the night (ie mulched). Also! Yesterday, while I was planting out some of those seedlings, I found a new recruit to our Vegie Patch Pest … Continue reading

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