Question: “Hi Jerry, This year I have had the worst infestation of mealybug ever. My garden has never had them in the past, but this year everything including established Gordonia’s five metres high are… Continue reading
Spring is over in my garden. Winter crops are flowering – my garden is transitioning into its seed saving phase.
We ran out of time on 4BC Radio’s talkback gardening programme this morning, and I was unable to answer this question. Q: when should I shorten my pawpaw and ‘cap’ the pruning wound?
Any Australian can load their photos of native plants and animals on iNaturalist and ask for sightings to be identified by experts.
My ‘spring’ seed saving season has started early, I saved some Stinking Roger seed today.
Food security alert: Neonicotinoid pesticides, like Confidor, are creating a dangerous world where caterpillars are becoming poison bird bait, where bees and migratory birds ‘forget’ how to navigate and bees and other pollinators are becoming suicide junkies.
Every time I open my garden there is something to celebrate about organic gardening and seed saving.
Warm, humid, sunny conditions have allowed most crops to grow well.