The vegetable garden is as drought-proof as it can be whilst still producing some food. In effect what follows is called water ‘demand management’ – limiting its use.
The Carpenter bees and mosquitoes are back again – a sure sign of the end of spring.
A fast-food eating city apartment dweller was today caught eating food picked fresh from an organic garden in Bayside Brisbane. “I’m guilty” said Mr Andrews, perpetrator and customer service employee. First it was… Continue reading
We currently have 43 crops in production in our 400 square metre back garden. SE Queensland’s dams are around 70% empty, but we’ve got just enough recycled water to scrape by. Due to… Continue reading
The date palm is an ancient and productive symbol, an icon whose feathery fronds fringe desert oases. In terms of the speed of return for your outlay, dates plod to maturity. But once… Continue reading
It’s thirteen days since the mulberry, Morus nigra, next door sprouted its new spring leaves – in the middle of July (17.7.06). Here springtime traditionally follows Brisbane’s agricultural show – “The Ecca”, August… Continue reading