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Things I don't know

Sometime in the last several years, someone decided I was a fount of knowledge.

I’m not entirely sure how this happened, as I am usually pretty upfront about my lack of credentials (if the ‘umm’s don’t give me away first). 722 more words


Wicking bed projects 2016 Part 1

Well this week I am starting on the garden structure projects, in particular the wicking beds.  I am experimenting with two different designs. This first design was inspired by Jessie Lemieux. 349 more words


How to build Wicking Garden Beds - Part 1

If you think lush green vegetables require too much water to produce  successful crop, or if water is a precious resource, then think again.  Wicking or self watering garden beds may provide the solution you require.   725 more words

Water Wise Garden Beds

Celebrating Buda's Volunteers: Tom

WHAT do you do when you love gardening but only have a small garden at home?  Come to Buda of course!

In preparation for BudaFest 2011, Tom Comerford took over Buda’s vegetable garden bringing it back into use and providing a colourful companion to the retail nursery. 349 more words

Wicking Beds

Wicking Beds

We live in the driest sate in the driest country on earth so water is a valuable resource. With this in mind it is easy to see why the efficient use of water in growing fruit, vegetables and flowers is paramount. 495 more words

Organic Gardening

Wicking Box Tomatoes

I’ve proved this year how great Wicking Boxes are for me, I don’t need to go out in stifling heat and water the plants every day. 136 more words


Garden in April and June

There’s  not much sewing happening around these parts at the moment, I’m using my break to catch up on house and garden stuff, and electronic chores, which includes catching up on blog posts! 1,604 more words