Tag Archives: Canberra

Wicking Garden Bed

I’ve been looking for some ideas to re-imagine our backyard in the last couple of months, having recently decided to stay in this house for a few years. Inspiration came in a short article in a Green Architecture magazine, talking … Continue reading

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Growing Tomatoes – The Do Nothing Method

I’ve spoken to a few Canberrans this last season, who have mentioned that they didn’t bother with tomatoes this year. Most frequently the reason is that they couldn’t be bothered with the work; pruning, staking, spraying, dealing with the fruit … Continue reading

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Summer 10/11 Garden Diary

A summary of Successes, Failures and Updates. Failures first, so we finish on a high.

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Native Flower Garden Bed

Up until recently, my focus in the garden has been all about utility. Vege gardens, chicken engineering and fruit trees fill my thoughts and actions every weekend. But, now a lot of the grunt work in this area is complete … Continue reading

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Winter Garden Diary Entry 2010

This might not be an interesting post for many people. Oh well. The main idea here is for me to record a diary entry for the garden; record what we’ve got growing, where and some comments on how it’s going. … Continue reading

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