This Strawberry doesn’t look very appertising does it? It has a bad case of Botrytis or Grey Mould. There seems to be quite a bit around this year. Dispose of any effected fruit and prune leaves to allow better air flow.
Every fortnight I’ll be giving them a spray with a mixture of Eco-Oil and Eco-Fungicide to keep them free from this grey mould and also spider mites.
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You can go to Gift Certificates and choose the occasion theme and how much you’d like to spend.
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Congratulations to Janet from Boyland on winning a stacking garden from her entry in our new member draw when she came along to see us at the Gold Coast Home Show.
Herb Growing Course
Booking are now open for the next short ”Start Your Own Herb Garden” course which I’m running early in September. You can book or check out the review of my last course at Bright Learning.
Guarantee To Grow
All our growing systems carry our unique “Guaranteed To Grow” waranty. After years of testing, we stand behind all the products 100% and if for some reason you haven’t been able to grow the food you thought you’d be able to, return it within 90 days for a full, no questions asked refund.
I have been at quite a few garden shows lately and the question I get asked the most is how to grow Coriander?
Here in South East Qld it does better in the cooler months but can be easily grown all year round.
The thing to remember about Coriander is that it has a shorter harvestable period and even then any stress will cause it to bolt to seed.
The easiest way to combat this and to make sure you always have good supplies of fresh Coriander leaf on hand for your cooking is to plant at regular intervals. A packet will often contain over 1000 seeds so pop a few in the ground every few weeks. You could dedicate the 3 pockets on one layer of the stacking garden to Coriander and have them coming along at different stages. Then you will have all the fresh leaves you need and for only a few cents each!
During a recent trip to Queenstown in New Zealand, I spotted these amazing Creeping Rosemary bushes at the place we stayed. Some of them spectacularly trailed down over the edge by more than 3 metres.
I also found this really nicely built raised garden bed on a trip through the old, nearby gold mining settlement of Arrowtown.
The reason it’s not currently planted up is that it was -6 degrees there that morning and that white stuff on the ground is pure ice ! I’d love to go back in the summer time and see how the vegetation bursts into life.
Didn’t think you had space for an edible garden, think again, the all new Wall Garden is here!
These new wall gardens are easy to attach to a wall or fence close to your cooking area. Imagine if you were able to harvest fresh lettuce, hot chillies, sprigs of rosemary and juicy strawberries just as you need them! Find out more!
How does a Troforte Fertiliser Tablet work?
Now is the time to fertilise your citrus trees. Fertiliser tabletsare easy to apply and you’ll know that your plants will have access to all the nutrients they need.
Langley Fertiliser tablets have been used by professional growers and landscapers for over 25 years.
The tablet is placed halfway up the side of the root ball of the plant. The tablet gradually breaks down into a powder and disperses into an area about 100mm in diameter. When moisture levels are high, the process of breaking down the tablet into powder and dispersion is fast. If you dig it up after a period of time, all you will find is a white smudge in the soil, rather than a tablet.
It is important to note that even when the tablet breaks up, the nutrients lock onto the soil molecules and remain available to the plants in slow release form, and do not leach away. The tablet has to breakdown and actually dissolves slowly by microbial activity for nutrients to become plant available. Throughout the life of the tablet, it supplies the food and energy to beneficial microorganisms, these then gently and gradually release nutrients back into the soil to become plant available. A single application lasts for approximately one year.
Growing With Greenbo
You may like to check out this free report I put together which should answer some of the questions you may have regarding the Greenbo Planters. I’m seeing more and more Greenbo’s appearing on balconies as I drive around Brisbane and for good reason.
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