I like nettles, when they’re managed – and grown in full view.
I have just moved to Byron Bay and have a bush turkey problem. Do you have any clues as to what I should do to get my veggie garden going?
Me and my veggie-head friend in Sydney love your work,
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I don’t know if you remember me…I’ve seen you at lots of Save the Mary things and on Gardening Australia, which I love!
I have a vege and herb garden in pots and need to find a soil solution. Presently I buy bags of potting mix at Bunnings, choosing one that’s free of fertiliser etc. I mix in worm castings from my worm farm and a measure of Mcleods soil improver. But the end result doesn’t retain moisture all that well and my plants don’t thrive…I want to find a more sustainable way of doing it, and to end up with a mix that’s better than what I’m currently use too. I’m really conscious of the plastic consumption from buying small-ish bags, the morality of buying from a chain store, the transport miles, etc. And I want to nurture my plants with perfect soil too.
The amount of CO2 sequestered is based on achievements through current organic farming practices.
“This is not a theoretical estimate as in some of the tree plantation models, or unproven like the millions of dollars being spent on clean coal or mechanical geosequestration trials” says Andre Leu, the chairman of the Organic Federation of Australia.
International Compost Awareness Week started on Sunday and today I installed a new compost bin from Aerobin.
It took an hour: