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    GARDENING: I GET IT NOW

    He warned me when we bought our house about the size of the garden and the amount of work it would take. I didn’t believe him, of course. I do now.

    VIVE LA DIFFERENCE IN THE GARDEN

    It was the web of life in action. And it showed that the more connections we put in place, the greater the resilience of our little ecosystems.

    THE MYSTERIOUS CASE OF THE MISSING BURIED TIME CAPSULE

    About ten years ago, my youngest and I buried a time capsule in the back garden, using what I thought was a sturdy plastic container.

    THE GREAT COVER-UP

    Now is the time to see to another critical task - locking moisture and nourishment in the garden's soil to support the plants through the growing season. 

    DOES MY GARDEN HATE ME?

    I’ve done me some research and I’ve decided: If you can’t beat ‘em, smother ‘em.

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR (MICRO)CLIMATES

    There are great benefits to recognising the distinct character of different areas within your space.

    PLANNING FOR THE SUMMER HARVEST

    Back in the garden, my hands now warm and my head filling with ideas for the months to come, the morning doesn’t feel so cold and the space is full of potential.

    PANIC GLOBAL, PLANT LOCAL – A GUIDE TO INDIGENOUS PLANTING IN THE WESTERN SUBURBS

    Check out this list of ‘plant local’ resources, they’ll put you on the right track.

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    #94 March 2024

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