What to plant in December in Melbourne

What to plant in December in Melbourne

What to plant in December in Melbourne Plant in punnets It is too late to raise most summer vegies in punnets because, by the time they are big enough to fruit, the season will be almost over. The following quick growing vegies and herbs are the exception: lettuce,...
Urgent jobs in the garden for December

Urgent jobs in the garden for December

Urgent jobs in the garden for December Check fruit fly lures for fruit flies. These are the males. If present, paint eco-naturalure bait onto branches or onto a piece of wood and place in tree. This kills both male and female fruit flies. Net your fruit trees with...
Growing salad greens

Growing salad greens

Growing salad greens Top hints for growing salad greens use seed that is less than a year old germinate in the light keep seed well watered until rooted grow in well prepared soil containing compost and nitrogen. What are salad greens? Salad greens include hearting,...
Plant identity alert – Calamint

Plant identity alert – Calamint

Plant identity alert – Calamint Identity alert! Calamint is being mistaken for oregano once again. Some years ago it was given away at the vegie swap incorrectly identified. The plant in the first photo is calamint; the second is oregano. Note the rounded tips...
Sustainable Macleod blitzing fruit fly!

Sustainable Macleod blitzing fruit fly!

Sustainable Macleod blitzing fruit fly! Sustainable Macleod has made a bulk buy of Fruit Fly Eco-lures; these are sure to make a tremendous impact on the Queensland Fruit Fly which arrived in Macleod from the Yarra Valley last summer. Orders for 105 lures have been...