Please note that this event has been postponed to Sat 17th Feb due to forecast heavy rainfall.
By Karral Miller
Three years ago Thea and Luke O’Loughlin came from Melbourne to live in a rented house in Albury. Previous tenants had planted some citrus trees, a banana tree (plantains), a passionfruit vine and a few pumpkins and potatoes but had left little in the way of good gardening beds. Undaunted and with almost no gardening experience, Thea and Luke set out to produce as much of their own food as they could without spending a heap of money. Continue reading
Our final gathering for the year is an excursion to RAD Growers at Bungowannah (about 15 minutes drive from Albury).
We’re thrilled to be visiting this exciting food growing adventure (‘Real And Delicious’), just as it turns one year old. There have been plenty of ups and downs in this story already, not least of which was the recent flooding that inundated the patch.
If you’re keen to see food growing taken to the next level, and learn more about seasonal, local food production in the form of market gardening and eggs from chickens on pasture, be sure to RSVP. Continue reading
By Lou Bull
(companion notes from our session demonstrating these methods in June 2016) Continue reading
What crop protection methods do you use in your garden?
When: Wednesday March 30th 2016, from 6:30pm, Thurgoona
Come to this gathering to share your ideas on how you:
- protect your crops from various elements
- use heating or housing to propagate seedlings
- use netting for crop protecting and/or shading
- use hot housing to extend seasons or grow plants from other climates
We will have the seed bank available. Continue reading