Mulch is a very important component of a healthy garden, and particular important in our harsh Australian climate, especially in times of drought and summer months. Mulch stabilises soil temperatures in the root zone, it suppresses weed growth and it … Continue reading
According to the Central Coast Advocate “food has never been more fun”. Read yesterdays article in the Advocate about the our workshops with Garden 2 Plate.
I’m often asked about companion planting… here’s a simple list. There is a much more extensive article about companion planting at the Sustainable Gardening Tips website that will give you a more detailed answer to any questions you may have… … Continue reading
Pest snails and slugs damage plant seeds, seedlings, underground tubers, leaves and fruit. Damage to seedlings often results in the death of the plant, which means major losses. The effective control of pests involves a combination of measures, including cultural, … Continue reading
The citrus family contains many varieties suitable for a range of Australian climates. Oranges (Citrus sinensis) Washington navel An early, seedless variety that matures in May and June. Its fruit holds on the tree for several months under favourable conditions. … Continue reading
The Avoca Farmers & Gourmet Food markets presents to you a spectacular and mouth watering array of gourmet foods and fresh produce. The markets focus is primarily to support food producers from local regions and bring to you their beautiful … Continue reading
Although oranges are the major fruit in the citrus fruits group, accounting for about 70% of citrus output, the group also includes small citrus fruits (such as tangerines, mandarins, cumquats), lemons and limes and grapefruits. Citrus fruits and citrus juices … Continue reading
All you need to do is water them! And even then the tubs have a water reservoir built in. So the tubs can go a few days with out watering. We combine herbs with similar water requirements in tubs together. … Continue reading