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How to Make a Wicking Bed

Wicking beds are a great way to conserve water and grow veggies in dry climates. The Anakie Community Garden have held 2 workshops over the years to establish 15 wicking beds. 35 more words

Making Wicking Pots

This weekend I also made some wicking pots for my tomatoes. They are basically a scaled down version of a wicking bed. Anyway, I wanted to share with you a very basic photo tutorial. 191 more words


Three Reasons I love Container Gardening

Walking through the garden the other day, examining my raised beds and my containers I realized for like the one millionth time, how much I prefer containers to either the raised beds or to a traditional tilled garden spot. 877 more words

Vegetable Gardening


Hi everyone! I think the pressure of blogging the Europe trip every day meant that I needed a blog break. I’ve been puddling around here for the last 3 weeks, getting over jet lag, putting (some of) the garden to rights and starting to organise my next project. 668 more words


Gardivalia 2015-We're in!

October in West Gippsland is the month when gardeners, would be gardeners and just lovers of gardens have the opportunity to visit properties throughout the Baw Baw Shire. 458 more words

In The Garden

Bungam Community Garden wicking beds

An update on our contributions at the newest community garden in Albury.

Time-lapse video: Installing wicking beds at Bungam Community Garden, Albury (2 mins 18 sec). 720 more words

Event Reports

Wicking bed project & invitation

By Karen Retra

Seed Savers Albury-Wodonga have partnered with Chep Pallets (Wodonga) and a number of local organisations to re-purpose broken plastic bulk containers into… 696 more words

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