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Dividing your Rhubarb Plants

In my last post on ” The Joys of Organic Rhubarb” I talk about how it is necessary to divide your plants very three or four years. I also showed you the wonderful… Continue reading

Growing Globe Artichokes

Globe Artichoke (Cynara Scolymus) is a luscious herbaceous perennial that produces lovely big flower buds that when prepared well are just a delight to eat. I also like to grow them as they… Continue reading

Growing fruit trees in small spaces.

Following on from my blog on growing espalier apples, I thought I would share my other method of growing fruit trees in limited space. This is for those that do not feel they… Continue reading

Bumper Apple crop

It is apple season again and this year I have had a bumper crop. I have five apple trees espaliered along a fence and I have picked 130 kgs of fruit off them!… Continue reading

A Changing of the Seasons

There is a real autumn feel in the air at the moment and the colouring up of the Manchurian pear and Robinia, makes me realise that autumn is nearly here. The same is… Continue reading

WHY YOU SHOULD GROW CITRUS IN POTS

Why grow citrus in pots Citrus are one of those plants that I think are a must in the garden. They have beautiful dark green foliage all year, sensuously perfumed flowers at various… Continue reading

Autumn the Ideal time for Planting Broccoli!

Broccoli would have to be one of my favourite vegetables to grow, not only because it is tasty and nutritious, with many uses in the kitchen, but also because it is so productive.… Continue reading

What Plants Grow Best on a Balcony Garden?

The biggest issue that you will face in your productive balcony is making sure that you plant things that you know you are going to eat lots of, and producing enough of them… Continue reading

How do I start a balcony garden?

My daughter and her partner have just purchased a unit in Western Sydney. Got the call a few days ago “I am putting you in charge of “Designing the balcony” Mum, we would… Continue reading